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Description: Gates and Gate Piers to the West of Oxon Hoath
Date Listed: 19 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 178973
OS Grid Reference: TQ6292252142
OS Grid Coordinates: 562922, 152142
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2452, 0.3329
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TQ 65 SW WEST PECKHAM SCHOOL ROAD (south
- Gates and Gate-Piers
to the west of Oxon
Group of gates to the west of the house.
1. At end of main drive up to entrance front. 4 C18 gate piers, reputedly
from the Pre-Fire House of Parliament. 2 ashlar piers, with banded
rustication and top cornices. Surrounded by pedestals supporting globe on brackets with 4 globes projecting and small upper oblisk. 2 smaller outer
piers with cornice, pyramidal pedestal and globe. Tall iron gates in centre
with over-throw and spearhead railings. Railings beyond outer piers reputed
to be copies of altar rails of various North Italian Cathedrals.
2. 3 further sets of gates, wrought iron with standards and over-throw, to
west, south and north of the main gates. Probably C19 in date.
3. 1 highly decorated. set of wrought iron gates. Reputedly from Eltham
Palace, definitely later C17 to south of main gates, leading to garden at
south of house. Standards and over-throw.
Listing NGR: TQ6292252142
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Source: English Heritage
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