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Latitude: 51.8953 / 51°53'43"N
Longitude: -1.5743 / 1°34'27"W
OS Eastings: 429390
OS Northings: 221947
OS Grid: SP293219
Mapcode National: GBR 5RZ.4SW
Mapcode Global: VHBZF.NMLF
Entry Name: Gatepier (West) Approximately 330 Metres South of Fairgreen Farmhouse
Listing Date: 15 May 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1200125
English Heritage Legacy ID: 254063
Location: Lyneham, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Lyneham
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Churchill
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
7/165 Gatepier (west) approx. 330m S
of Fairgreen Farmhouse
Gatepier. Late C17 or early C18. Limestone ashlar. Square section with moulded
plinth and boldly projecting capping surmounted by swagged urn finial; scrolled
pilaster with moulded capital on east and west faces. Looks very similar to the
gatepiers to the north of Sarsden House (q.v.) shown in an engraving in
Kennett's Parochial Antiquities (1695). One of a pair of gatepiers at south end
of drive to east of Sarsden House, abandoned before 1788.
(Nigel Temple: 'Sarsden, Oxfordshire'; Journal of Garden History: Vol.6, No.2
(1986), pp.89-111 (esp.p.91))
Listing NGR: SP2939121947
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