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Description: Ditchley Gate
Date Listed: 27 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 252986
OS Grid Reference: SP4232818840
OS Grid Coordinates: 442328, 218840
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8665, -1.3867
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2/4 Ditchley Gate
Gateway. 1781, by John Yenn. Limestone ashlar piers, with large ball finials set
on moulded cornices, flank fine wrought-iron gates with scrolled top. Hawksmoor
designed the original gateway, which was not executed and was to terminate
Wise's Great North Avenue.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p474; National Monuments Record; Blenheim
Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I)
Listing NGR: SP4232818840
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Source: English Heritage
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