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Gateway and Flanking Walls Approximately 60 Metres East of Forest Hill House, Forest Hill with Shotover

Description: Gateway and Flanking Walls Approximately 60 Metres East of Forest Hill House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 July 1963
English Heritage Building ID: 246583

OS Grid Reference: SP5822107523
OS Grid Coordinates: 458221, 207523
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7634, -1.1578

Location: Main Street, Forest Hill, Oxfordshire OX33 1DZ

Locality: Forest Hill with Shotover
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX33 1DZ

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Listing Text

SP50NE (North side)
Forest Hill
5/63 Gateway and flanking walls
18/07/63 approx. 60m. E of Forest Hill
(Formerly listed as gateway
45yds ENE of Vicarage)


Gateway and flanking walls. Early C17. Limestone ashlar. Semi-circular archway,
now blocked, with rectangular moulded stone surround and shallow label, beneath
a broken segmental pediment with a central pedestal holding a large
multi-facetted finial. The archway is flanked by large scrolls rising from a
stone wall with a steep coping and apex roll, part of which borders the
churchyard. Formerly a gateway to the demolished manor house.

Listing NGR: SP5822107523

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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