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Gate Piers,gates and Adjoining Walls About 100 Yards South of Beckford Hall, Beckford

Description: Gate Piers,gates and Adjoining Walls About 100 Yards South of Beckford Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 148499

OS Grid Reference: SO9778435849
OS Grid Coordinates: 397784, 235849
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0211, -2.0337

Location: Ashton Road, Beckford, Worcestershire GL20 7AD

Locality: Beckford
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL20 7AD

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Listing Text

SO 9635 - 9735
13/47 Gate piers, gates and
adjoining walls about
100 yards south of
Beckford Hall

Gate piers, gates and adjoining walls. Probably mid-C18 with mid-C19
alterations. Gate piers: limestone ashlar. Chamfered base, moulded cornice
and flat capping with prominent overhang. There are long raised and moulded
rectangular panels to front and rear with smaller similarly detailed panels
above and below them. The piers are surmounted by large fluted urns with
pyramidal bases. The gates are of cast iron and have ornate scrolled and
foliated cresting and are flanked by openwork cast iron piers. The
adjoining walls are of coursed limestone ashlar with a ridged rubble coping
above a continuous projecting course which is stepped where it adjoins the
gate piers. The coping to the eastern end of the wall has been repaired
with ashlar.

Listing NGR: SO9778435849

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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