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Gate Piers and Red Brick and Flint Wall to Former Paradise House, Henley-on-Thames

Description: Gate Piers and Red Brick and Flint Wall to Former Paradise House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 246132

OS Grid Reference: SU7572982584
OS Grid Coordinates: 475729, 182584
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5371, -0.9095

Location: Gravel Hill, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 4NR

Locality: Henley-on-Thames
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: RG9 4NR

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Listing Text

5355 (South Side)

Gate Piers and Red Brick
and Flint wall to former
Paradise House

SU 7582 1/218


Section of C18/C19 boundary wall to the former Paradise House (now demolished)
10' high flint wall with brick strips and capping, pierced by doorway
with Gothic arch. At top of hill, the wall is lower - a series of concave
arched sections between brick piers with heavy stone caps. The 2 gate
piers have ball finials. This western part of wall has been rebuilt.

The raised pavement and wall forms part of a group with Nos 5 to 19 (odd)
the South Oxfordshire Technical College Old School and Main Buildings,
Nos 43 to 49 (odd) and the wall and gate piers to former Paradise House.
Ancastle Cottage, Nos 2 to 36 (even) and the pavement surface in front
of Nos 2 to 36 (even) opposite. Ancastle Cottage also forms a group with
the entrance walls, piers and gates and the lower lodge of Friar Park.

Listing NGR: SU7573082583

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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