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Compton Beauchamp House, Gates and Gatepiers and Walls Approximately 200 Metres East, Compton Beauchamp

Description: Compton Beauchamp House, Gates and Gatepiers and Walls Approximately 200 Metres East

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 250704

OS Grid Reference: SU2799286983
OS Grid Coordinates: 427992, 186983
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5810, -1.5974

Location: B4507, Compton Beauchamp, Oxfordshire SN6 8NP

Locality: Compton Beauchamp
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN6 8NP

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Listing Text

5/75 Compton Beauchamp House, gates
gatepiers and walls approx 200
metres east.
10/11/52 (Formerly listed as Compton
Beauchamp House with
gatepiers, railings and gates
to drive)


Gatepiers and attached walls at Compton Beauchamp House (q.v.) c.1710. Limestone
ashlar. Square main piers, each with moulded plinth block and entablature
surmounted by griffin's head. Fine wrought-iron gates have segmental
wrought-iron arch over with the cypher of Edward Richards. Walling swept round
in elliptical curve to piers which are surmounted by urns with gadrooned bases
and garlanded tops. The walling to either side of these piers is divided into 4
bays each by square piers surmounted by pineapples; continuous moulded plinth
and coping with wrought-iron crossed spears in the spaces between the piers.

Listing NGR: SU2799286983

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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