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Ditchley Gate, Blenheim

Description: Ditchley Gate

Grade: II
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

Location: B4437, Wootton, Oxfordshire OX20 1HQ

Locality: Blenheim
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX20 1HQ

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Listing Text

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

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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