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Greys Court, Great Tower, Attached Ruined Tower and Walls Approximately 60 Metres East, Rotherfield Greys

Description: Greys Court, Great Tower, Attached Ruined Tower and Walls Approximately 60 Metres East

Grade: I
Date Listed: 24 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 247147

OS Grid Reference: SU7254183441
OS Grid Coordinates: 472541, 183441
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5452, -0.9553

Location: Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire RG9 4PG

Locality: Rotherfield Greys
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: RG9 4PG

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Listing Text

6/125 Greys Court, Great Tower,
24/10/51 attached ruined tower and
walls approx 60 metres east.
(Formerly listed as Greys
Court including Batchelors
Hall, The Well House, and
Towers NE, NW and SW of house)
Two towers with linking curtain wall and wall to north and south. C14. Flint
with stone quoins and patches of brick; top of Great Tower coursed with brick.
Square plan towers with angle buttresses to corners. Great tower has 2-
centre arched doorway to ground and first floor west side. Irregular
fenestration of window openings to towers and walls. Brick flat-arched
fireplace to linking wall. History: Licence to crenellate granted in 1347 to
Sir John de Grey.
(Buildings of England : Oxfordshire, pp.735-7; Greys Court National Trust Guide
book, 1982).

Listing NGR: SU7254383442

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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