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The Garden Gate and Walls Approximately 75 Metres North West of the Stable Block to Swallowfield Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Swallowfield, Wokingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3844 / 51°23'3"N

Longitude: -0.9532 / 0°57'11"W

OS Eastings: 472941

OS Northings: 165563

OS Grid: SU729655

Mapcode National: GBR C6M.5SY

Mapcode Global: VHDX6.FGFJ

Entry Name: The Garden Gate and Walls Approximately 75 Metres North West of the Stable Block to Swallowfield Park

Listing Date: 1 August 1952

Last Amended: 14 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118063

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41593

Location: Swallowfield, Wokingham, RG7

County: Wokingham

Civil Parish: Swallowfield

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Swallowfield

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SWALLOWFIELD CHURCH ROAD
SU 76 NW
(north-east side)
The garden gate and walls approx-
8/38
imately 75 metres north-west of
the stable block to Swallowfield
1.8.52 Park (formerly listed as Swallow-
field Park and gateway from garden
onto path leading to courtyard)
G.V.
II
Doorway now garden gate and adjoining walls enclosing the kitchen garden.
Late C17 gate by Talman stone. Architrave flanked by pilasters with
garlands, broken segmental pediment with swags and drapes on carved
brackets. The walls are C18 and early C19, brick, approximately 4 metres
high with weathered top. The return section on the north-east has a
plinth and rises to an elliptical curved top with dentil course, and has
3 square recesses panelled at high level ; and with segmental brick arches
at low level. The garden gate was formerly a doorway in Swallowfield
Park House. V.C.H. Vol.III p.267 B.0.E. (Berkshire) p.238.


Listing NGR: SU7294165563

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