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Description: Kitchen Garden Walls Immediately North East of Oaksmere (Including Vehicular Entrance)
Date Listed: 14 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280954
OS Grid Reference: TM1385676484
OS Grid Coordinates: 613856, 276484
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3447, 1.1382
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BROME RECTORY ROAD
TM 17 NW
1/13 Kitchen garden walls
immediately north east
of Oaksmere (including
Kitchen garden walls with adjoining vehicular entrance. Later C18 and mid
C19. Red brick. To the south is a 40m long section of crenellated walling
about 2.5m high, the upper half with recessed geometric panels. Tall square
piers with stepped tapering brick caps. At the west end is a 4-centre arched
stone gateway with stepped parapet, dated 1861. Plank door with studded cover
battens. An adjoining section of the wall at right angles, on the road
frontage, has a vehicular entrance; gates missing. On the west side of the
kitchen garden is plain walling of earlier date, probably C18. Against the
south end is a 15-storey block formerly used as stabling, with gabled coach
houses at each end: clay lump and timber frame construction, tarred, with
slated roof. Unaltered exterior, the stables with 2 gabled half-dormers and a
small ventilation turret with wind vane. North side of kitchen garden has C18
serpentine walls about 3m high and extending for some 40m. Mid C19 gateway
with 2-centred stone arch. A small section of the serpentine wall was blown
down in early 1986. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: TM1385676484
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Source: English Heritage
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