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Gatepiers, Gates and Attached Walled Garden to East of Church of St Mary, Ambrosden

Description: Gatepiers, Gates and Attached Walled Garden to East of Church of St Mary

Grade: II
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

Location: Church Walk, Ambrosden, Oxfordshire OX6 0LX

Locality: Ambrosden
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX6 0LX

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Listing Text

(North side)

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

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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