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Latitude: 51.8702 / 51°52'12"N
Longitude: -1.1252 / 1°7'30"W
OS Eastings: 460325
OS Northings: 219428
OS Grid: SP603194
Mapcode National: GBR 8XR.QBL
Mapcode Global: VHCXB.G805
Entry Name: Gatepiers, Gates and Attached Walled Garden to East of Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 9 December 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1046524
English Heritage Legacy ID: 243390
Location: Ambrosden, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX25
Civil Parish: Ambrosden
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Ambrosden
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP61NW AMBROSDEN MERTON ROAD
11/5 Gatepiers, gates and attached
walled garden to E of Church
of St. Mary
Gatepiers and walled garden. Piers c.1690; walls probably contemporary or early
C18. Limestone ashlar; coursed squared rubble and brick. Ashlar piers have
moulded bases and caps, hanging strips with scrolled tops, and vase finials
carved with gadrooning and acanthus; C20 gates. Walled garden, roughly square in
plan, has rubble walls 2-3 metres high with flat copings, except on the west,
bordering the churchyard, where the coping is triangular with an apex roll;
blocked doorways to south and east have brick segmental arches; the top half of
the inner face is lined with brick. The walls form a complete circuit except for
approximately 10 metres of the south wall adjoining the gates, which have been
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol. V, p.28).
Listing NGR: SP6032519428
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