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Description: Wall Approximately 10 Metres to North of Byre with Hayloft at Tong Norton Farm
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 255331
OS Grid Reference: SJ7937808141
OS Grid Coordinates: 379378, 308141
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6706, -2.3064
SJ 70 NE TONG C.P. OFFOXEY ROAD, Tong Norton
6/15 Wall approximately 10 metres
- to North of Byre with
Hayloft at Tong Norton Farm.
Wall. Late C18 or early C19. Squared and coursed sandstone. Approximately
50 metres long and 1.5 metres high, curving round to farm entrance at West.
Chamfered coping and square intermediate and end piers with pyramidal coping.
6 bays with second and fifth recessed; first, third, fourth and sixth bays
with recessed Latin crosses flanked by recessed Maltese crosses. The wall
has many similarities with structures in the area connected with the Durants
of Tong Castle (qv. North gates and gate piers, Convent Lodge, Wall with
pulpit to East of Convent Lodge). G. Griffith, History of Tong and Boscobel,
1894 pp. 154-61; D. H. Robinson, The Wandering Worfe, Maine Research
Publications, 1980. Ch. 3.
Listing NGR: SJ7937808141
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Source: English Heritage
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