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Gateway, Attached Garden Walls and Coach House to South of Main Front of Chastleton House, Chastleton

Description: Gateway, Attached Garden Walls and Coach House to South of Main Front of Chastleton House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 15 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 253911

OS Grid Reference: SP2485429034
OS Grid Coordinates: 424854, 229034
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9592, -1.6397

Location: The Lane, Chastleton, Oxfordshire GL56 0SU

Locality: Chastleton
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: GL56 0SU

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Listing Text

11/22 Gateway, attached garden walls
and coach house to S of main
front of Chastleton House


Gateway, attached garden wall and coach house. Probably early C17 with minor
later alterations. Gateway. Limestone ashlar. Chamfered round-headed archway
with hoodmould and plain imposts surmounted by moulded pediment with finials to
corners and centre. Coat-of-arms with lion rampant to rear. Garden wall.
Regularly coursed and dressed marlstone with ashlar coping to front and rounded
rubble coping with dripmould to sides, ramped to corners. Encloses a rectangular
area of approximately 50 metres by 25 metres and stable yard to south-west.
North-east side has chamfered Tudor arch with plank door in angle with north
churchyard wall (q.v. under Garden wall to north-east of Chastleton House) and
similar doorway with iron gate a few metres to south of point where it joins
Chastleton House (q.v.). South-west side incorporates small coach house facing
stable-yard. Regularly coursed marlstone rubble with coped verges, carved apexes
and stepped ashlar decoration to gable ends; roofing material removed at time of
resurvey (August 1987). 2-bay front with 2 sets of wide plank double doors
separated by stone column. Coach house is linked to stables (q.v.) by short
ashlar section of wall with moulded 4-centred arch; wall then continues north
for a few metres to join Chastleton House. Interior of coach house has inserted
loft and only tie beam and bottom of principal rafters of 2-bay roof structure
visible at time of resurvey.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p533)

Listing NGR: SP2485429034

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Source: English Heritage

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