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Terrace Wall Approximately 8 Metres to South of the Old Rectory, Islip

Description: Terrace Wall Approximately 8 Metres to South of the Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 243335

OS Grid Reference: SP5273713964
OS Grid Coordinates: 452737, 213964
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8218, -1.2362

Location: B4027, Islip, Oxfordshire OX5 2SD

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

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Listing Text

SP5213 (East side)
13/93 Terrace wall approx. 8m, to S
of The Old Rectory
Terrace wall and steps. c.1690. Coursed squared limestone and ashlar. Wall
retains the terrace in front of the Old Rectory (q.v.) and runs between the
garden walls (q.v.). It has 6 raking buttresses and a central flight of stone
steps with outward-splaying balustrade walls and moulded nosings. The Old
Rectory was built 1689-90 for Dr. Robert South, and a late C17 engraving of it
shows the wall and steps. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SP5273913964

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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