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Stone Slab Fence Enclosing and Dividing Gardens of Numbers 1 and 4 Manor Cottages Continuing to Sout, Kelmscott

Description: Stone Slab Fence Enclosing and Dividing Gardens of Numbers 1 and 4 Manor Cottages Continuing to Sout

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 March 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 253834

OS Grid Reference: SU2504898998
OS Grid Coordinates: 425048, 198998
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6892, -1.6390

Location: Kelmscott, Oxfordshire GL7 3HH

Locality: Kelmscott
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: GL7 3HH

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Listing Text

SU2499-25999, SU29NE
10/82, 5/82 Stonne-slab fence enclosing and
dividing gardens of Nos.1 and
4 Manor Cottages continuing to
SE along road to Garden Cot.

Stone-slab fence. Probably early C20. Vertical limestone slabs set close
together; tied together with iron clamps and backed by wooden rail to section
around Nos.1 and 4, Manor Cottages (q.v.) backed by iron railings to remainder.
Encloses and divides gardens of Nos.1 and 4 Manor Cottages and separates garden
of No.4 from field to east. Continues to south-east along road to Garden Cottage
(q.v.) , part of whose garden it separates from field to north. A short section
of similar fence (not included in this list) in front of Ernest Gimson's Village
Hall (q.v.) and its presence around Nos.1 and 4, Manor Cottages, also designed
by Gimson, suggest that it may have been installed at his direction. No other
such fences are found in the immediate vicinity. Forms an important part of the
village scene. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SU2504898998

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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