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Stone Slab Fence Circa 12 Metres to North West of Number 1 the Gassons (Not Included), Filkins and Broughton Poggs

Description: Stone Slab Fence Circa 12 Metres to North West of Number 1 the Gassons (Not Included)

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 253506

OS Grid Reference: SP2386304267
OS Grid Coordinates: 423863, 204267
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7366, -1.6558

Location: 1 The Gassons, Filkins, Oxfordshire GL7 3JJ

Locality: Filkins and Broughton Poggs
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 3JJ

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Listing Text

(South-east side)
7/208 Stone slab fence c.12m to NW
of No.1 The Gassons (not

Fence. Probably early C19. Limestone slabs, squared and placed on edge in a row, metre high. These large slabs, known as planks, were quarried locally for
use in fences, stiles, door hoods, and floors, and form a distinctive feature of
the village. Similar slab fences were noted by Robert Plot in his "Natural
History of Oxfordshire", 1677.

Listing NGR: SP2386304267

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Source: English Heritage

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