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Description: Stone Slab Fence Circa 12 Metres to North West of Number 1 the Gassons (Not Included)
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
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SP2204-2304 FILKINS AND BROUGHTON POGGS VILLAGE STREET
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,
c.one 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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