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Walls and Gates to East South and West of the Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Haseley, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7104 / 51°42'37"N

Longitude: -1.0703 / 1°4'13"W

OS Eastings: 464333

OS Northings: 201708

OS Grid: SP643017

Mapcode National: GBR B13.L8G

Mapcode Global: VHCY4.D8JM

Entry Name: Walls and Gates to East South and West of the Manor House

Listing Date: 21 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1047522

English Heritage Legacy ID: 246855

Location: Great Haseley, South Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX44

County: Oxfordshire

District: South Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Great Haseley

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Haseley

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

GREAT HASELEY THAME ROAD
SP60SW (East side)
5/89 Walls and gates to E, S and W
of the Manor House

GV II


Walls and gates. C17 and C18. Limestone rubble with ashlar piers. Uncoursed
rubble wall runs from outbuilding attached to The Stables (q.v.), on the east,
and returns to the south of the Manor House (q.v.). In the south-east corner is
a pair of plain low gatepiers with ball finials, possibly C17, connected by a
simple C20 iron overthrow with central lantern. The wall returns around the
south-west corner to a tall C18 pier with ball finial. From this point the west
wall breaks back: the southern half being brick lined with a raking brick
coping; the northern half with a flat stone coping. In the central part of the
latter section the wall returns in quadrants to a recessed pair of C18 gatepiers
with bases for stone finials. The northern quadrant contains a side gate. The
main gateway is now built up. The building of the south wall is reputed to have
been demanded by the Church authorities in order to prevent C17 churchgoers from
viewing orgies at the Manor House.


Listing NGR: SP6432801754

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