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Churchyard Gateway Approximately 20 Metres East of the Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Tew, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9564 / 51°57'22"N

Longitude: -1.4225 / 1°25'21"W

OS Eastings: 439781

OS Northings: 228809

OS Grid: SP397288

Mapcode National: GBR 6SR.764

Mapcode Global: VHBZB.93B2

Entry Name: Churchyard Gateway Approximately 20 Metres East of the Vicarage

Listing Date: 27 August 1956

Last Amended: 18 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052540

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251850

Location: Great Tew, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Great Tew

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Tew

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(East side)
12/40 Churchyard gateway approx.
27/08/56 20m. E of The Vicarage
(Formerly listed as Gateway
leading to Churchyard)
Gateway with gate. Early/mid C17; mid C19 gate. Limestone ashlar with cast-iron
gate. Gateway is formed from re-used piers which have, on the front,
vermiculated banding and break forward to contain shell-headed recesses below
oval niches. The head consists of inverted festoons of fruit flanking a
double-stepped keyblock; a moulded coping extends over the piers. The rear of
the doorway has an angle roll. Probably originally a much wider gateway in the
grounds of Great Tew House (q.v.).
(V.C.H.: Oxfordshire. Vol.XI, p.244; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.626;
C.Hussey, "Great Tew, Oxfordshire - I", Country Life, July 22, 1949).

Listing NGR: SP3977828809

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