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Description: Gothick Ruin 200 Metres North East of Blagdon Hall
Date Listed: 28 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 238986
OS Grid Reference: NZ2175577136
OS Grid Coordinates: 421755, 577136
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0882, -1.6607
13/78 Gothick ruin 200
28.4.69 metres north-east
of Blagdon Hall
Folly, early C19. Roughly-squared stone with cut dressings. Gothick style.
A tall piece of wall with a partly-blocked window of 3 pointed-arched lights,
a small 2-light opening above and a Classical scrolly bracket built in above
that; set slightly forward to the right, a lower fragment shows a pointed
doorway with hoodmould. Set in the ground immediately in front is a stone
coffin with part of its lid, plain and of slightly arched section.
Reputedly brought from the medieval hospital site at Hartford Bridge, along
with a small square stone with a simple chip-carved cross,set in the central
light of the blocked window, which might be a C12 headstone (cf. Pittington,
Listing NGR: NZ2175577136
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Source: English Heritage
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