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Retaining Walls and Steps in Front of the Vicarage, Great Tew

Description: Retaining Walls and Steps in Front of the Vicarage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 251867

OS Grid Reference: SP3977228784
OS Grid Coordinates: 439772, 228784
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9561, -1.4226

Location: New Road, Great Tew, Oxfordshire OX7 4AG

Locality: Great Tew
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 4AG

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Listing Text

SP3928 (West side)
12/56 Retaining walls and steps in
front of The Vicarage


Retaining wall and steps. Probably early C19. Marlstone ashlar and limestone.
Wall has moulded coping and a chamfered plinth which is carried up at the base
to small square piers with moulded caps, between which runs a pierced limestone
balustrade in fishscale pattern with a moulded coping. The double flight of
steps is recessed into the centre, the balustrade returning behind it. A central
section of balustrade to the front of the steps ramps downwards to left and
right with the stair. A plainer length of retaining wall, approx. 1m. high, runs
approx. 20m. to left. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SP3977228784

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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