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Gateway and Walls to Almshouses, Chipping Norton

Description: Gateway and Walls to Almshouses

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 251616

OS Grid Reference: SP3129627271
OS Grid Coordinates: 431296, 227271
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9431, -1.5461

Location: 1 Church Street, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 5NT

Locality: Chipping Norton
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 5NT

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Listing Text

SP 3027-3127
(north side)
- Gateway and walls to
1640, contemporary with Almshouses. Ashlar with a cambered archway above which
is carved 'Remember the Poor'. Moulded cornice above rises to a bevelled plinth
supporting a strapwork panel. 3 ball finials, one on either side and one on top
of the panel photographed in 1963 have disappeared. Between the piers, a C19
plank gate with plain arched battens and studs. Low stone walls extend from the
gateway to each end of the Almshouses plot.

Listing NGR: SP3129627271

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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