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Garden Walls of the Old Priory and Bassett Lodge (Not Included), Bicester

Description: Garden Walls of the Old Priory and Bassett Lodge (Not Included)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 March 1970
English Heritage Building ID: 243573

OS Grid Reference: SP5839322155
OS Grid Coordinates: 458393, 222155
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8949, -1.1528

Locality: Bicester
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX6 7BG

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Listing Text

SP5822S (West side)
3/98 Garden walls of The Old Priory
20/03/70 and Bassett Lodge (not
(Formerly listed as Walls of
rectangular grounds at The Old

Garden walls, part of a walled garden. Possibly partly C15/early C16. Limestone
rubble, partly coursed, with some ashlar dressings and a plain-tile coping. Wall
is now approximately 2.5 metres high but may have been higher, and it extends
around the south, west, north and part of the east sides of a rectangular
enclosure approximately 80 metres by 45 metres, formerly the walled garden of
The Old Priory and now incorporating the gardens of Bassett Lodge and The Mill.
The south wall includes a blacked doorway. The wall is continuous with the front
wall The Mill (not included) and the rear wall of the stables (q.v.), and the
enclosure is completed by The Old Priory with its flanking walls (q.v.) which
may have been the hospice of Bicester Priory.

Listing NGR: SP5839322155

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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