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Garden Wall Fernhouse Archway and Gateway Approximately 20 Metres North East of Mapledurham House, Mapledurham

Description: Garden Wall Fernhouse Archway and Gateway Approximately 20 Metres North East of Mapledurham House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 247407

OS Grid Reference: SU6714476759
OS Grid Coordinates: 467144, 176759
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4858, -1.0344

Location: Mapledurham, Oxfordshire RG4 7TS

Locality: Mapledurham
Local Authority: South Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: RG4 7TS

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Listing Text

SU67NE (East side)
9/189 Garden wall, fernhouse,
24/10/51 archway and gateway approx.
20m. NE of Mapledurham House


Garden wall C17, with probably early C18 archway and early C18 gateway, and mid
C18 fernhouse. Red brick with grey brick diaper pattern to wall. Rubbed brick
piers with carved panels and stone swagged finials to archway with segmental
arch to centre with concave sided brick pediment above with stone acorn finials
to sides and stone case finial to centre. Grey brick with red brick dressings to
piers of gateway with carved stone tops with ball finials and wrought iron gates
to centre with armorial bearings to overthrow. Banded flint and red brick to
fernhouse with 3 Gothick Y-tracery windows. Forms an important part of the group
of garden walls round Mapledurham House (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SU6714476759

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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