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Walls and Gates and Gatepiers to Stable Yard, East of Alexander Keiller Museum, Avebury

Description: Walls and Gates and Gatepiers to Stable Yard, East of Alexander Keiller Museum

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 311452

OS Grid Reference: SU0996470003
OS Grid Coordinates: 409964, 170003
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4289, -1.8581

Location: 110 High Street, Avebury, Wiltshire SN8 1RF

Locality: Avebury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN8 1RF

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Listing Text

SU 06 NE
11/32 Walls and gates and gatepiers
to stable yard, east of
22.8.66 Alexander Keiller Museum


Walls and gate piers with gates. C18 and later. Walls of sarsen,
with limestone piers and iron gates, forming rectangular enclosure
paved with sarsen setts immediately east of former stables, now
museum (q.v). Wall curves round to east and adjoins dovecote
(q.v.). North gates to yard rusticated, with cornice and urn
finials. Second pair of gate piers on east side of yard, with
concrete cornice and ball finials in acanthus cups. Wrought iron
gates of c1982 with initials of Nevill-Glidden in overthrow. Dog
rails with arrow terminals. Wall to dovecote approximately 1.2m
high with limestone weathered copings.

Listing NGR: SU0996670005

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Source: English Heritage

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