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Gatepier (West) Approximately 330 Metres South of Fairgreen Farmhouse, Lyneham

Description: Gatepier (West) Approximately 330 Metres South of Fairgreen Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 254063

OS Grid Reference: SP2939121947
OS Grid Coordinates: 429391, 221947
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8953, -1.5743

Location: Lyneham, Oxfordshire OX7 6QY

Locality: Lyneham
Local Authority: West Oxfordshire District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX7 6QY

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Listing Text

7/165 Gatepier (west) approx. 330m S
of Fairgreen Farmhouse


Gatepier. Late C17 or early C18. Limestone ashlar. Square section with moulded
plinth and boldly projecting capping surmounted by swagged urn finial; scrolled
pilaster with moulded capital on east and west faces. Looks very similar to the
gatepiers to the north of Sarsden House (q.v.) shown in an engraving in
Kennett's Parochial Antiquities (1695). One of a pair of gatepiers at south end
of drive to east of Sarsden House, abandoned before 1788.
(Nigel Temple: 'Sarsden, Oxfordshire'; Journal of Garden History: Vol.6, No.2
(1986), pp.89-111 (esp.p.91))

Listing NGR: SP2939121947

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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