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Gateway and Walls to Almshouses

A Grade II Listed Building in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9431 / 51°56'34"N

Longitude: -1.546 / 1°32'45"W

OS Eastings: 431304

OS Northings: 227269

OS Grid: SP313272

Mapcode National: GBR 5RF.5YB

Mapcode Global: VHBZ8.5F19

Entry Name: Gateway and Walls to Almshouses

Listing Date: 20 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052651

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251616

Location: Chipping Norton, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Chipping Norton

Built-Up Area: Chipping Norton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Chipping Norton with Over Norton

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 3027-3127
(north side)
- Gateway and walls to
1640, contemporary with Almshouses. Ashlar with a cambered archway above which
is carved 'Remember the Poor'. Moulded cornice above rises to a bevelled plinth
supporting a strapwork panel. 3 ball finials, one on either side and one on top
of the panel photographed in 1963 have disappeared. Between the piers, a C19
plank gate with plain arched battens and studs. Low stone walls extend from the
gateway to each end of the Almshouses plot.

Listing NGR: SP3130427269

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