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Rewley Abbey, Wall and Gateway, Oxford

Description: Rewley Abbey, Wall and Gateway

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 245756

OS Grid Reference: SP5068006456
OS Grid Coordinates: 450680, 206456
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7545, -1.2672

Location: Rewley Road, Oxford OX1 2RB

Locality: Oxford
Local Authority: Oxford City Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX1 2RB

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Rewley Abbey,
wall & gateway
SP 5006 SE 7/610 12.1.54.
Facing onto the South-West side of the Oxford Canal. A Cistercian foundation
of 1281. All the buildings have been destroyed except a short length of
wall in which is a C15 stone doorway; it has a 2-centred arch in a square
head with spandrels in which are quatrefoils; there is a label above with
stops and the jambs are moulded. For its state in 1820 see two drawings
by J C Buckler in Bodl. MS. Don. a. 3. II, 120 and 121.

Listing NGR: SP5068006456

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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