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Garden Walls to the Old Rectory, Islip

Description: Garden Walls to the Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 243334

OS Grid Reference: SP5271314024
OS Grid Coordinates: 452713, 214024
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8224, -1.2366

Location: The Walk, Islip, Oxfordshire OX5 2SZ

Locality: Islip
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX5 2SZ

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Listing Text

SP5214, SP5213 (East side)
12/92, 13/92 Garden walls to The Old
Garden walls. c.1690. Limestone rubble. Wall is approximately 3 metres high,
with a rendered tapering rubble coping, and surrounds the garden, to south, and
the courtyard, to north, of The Old Rectory (q.v.), the circuit being completed
by the Tithe Barn range (q.v.). The entrance from The Walk has C20 gatepiers and
wrought-iron gates brought from Ireland. An original pedestrian entrance from
the south (Mill Street) is now blocked. The Old Rectory was built 1689-90 for
Dr. Robert South, and a late C17 engraving shows the garden walls.

Listing NGR: SP5271414023

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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