Description: Gatepiers, Gates and Attached Walled Garden to East of Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 9 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 243390
OS Grid Reference: SP6032519428
OS Grid Coordinates: 460325, 219428
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8702, -1.1252
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SP61NW AMBROSDEN MERTON ROAD
11/5 Gatepiers, gates and attached
walled garden to E of Church
of St. Mary
Gatepiers and walled garden. Piers c.1690; walls probably contemporary or early
C18. Limestone ashlar; coursed squared rubble and brick. Ashlar piers have
moulded bases and caps, hanging strips with scrolled tops, and vase finials
carved with gadrooning and acanthus; C20 gates. Walled garden, roughly square in
plan, has rubble walls 2-3 metres high with flat copings, except on the west,
bordering the churchyard, where the coping is triangular with an apex roll;
blocked doorways to south and east have brick segmental arches; the top half of
the inner face is lined with brick. The walls form a complete circuit except for
approximately 10 metres of the south wall adjoining the gates, which have been
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol. V, p.28).
Listing NGR: SP6032519428
Source: English Heritage
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