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Ditchley Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Blenheim, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8666 / 51°51'59"N

Longitude: -1.3865 / 1°23'11"W

OS Eastings: 442336

OS Northings: 218849

OS Grid: SP423188

Mapcode National: GBR 7W2.XZK

Mapcode Global: VHBZQ.XBCW

Entry Name: Ditchley Gate

Listing Date: 27 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203350

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252986

Location: Blenheim, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX20

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Blenheim

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

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Listing Text

2/4 Ditchley Gate
Gateway. 1781, by John Yenn. Limestone ashlar piers, with large ball finials set
on moulded cornices, flank fine wrought-iron gates with scrolled top. Hawksmoor
designed the original gateway, which was not executed and was to terminate
Wise's Great North Avenue.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p474; National Monuments Record; Blenheim
Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I)

Listing NGR: SP4233618849

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