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Walls and Gates and Gatepiers to Stable Yard, East of Alexander Keiller Museum

A Grade II Listed Building in Avebury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.429 / 51°25'44"N

Longitude: -1.8581 / 1°51'28"W

OS Eastings: 409964

OS Northings: 170003

OS Grid: SU099700

Mapcode National: GBR 3VK.C20

Mapcode Global: VHB44.RB2X

Entry Name: Walls and Gates and Gatepiers to Stable Yard, East of Alexander Keiller Museum

Listing Date: 22 August 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1033786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 311452

Location: Avebury, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Avebury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

SU 06 NE
11/32 Walls and gates and gatepiers
to stable yard, east of
22.8.66 Alexander Keiller Museum


Walls and gate piers with gates. C18 and later. Walls of sarsen,
with limestone piers and iron gates, forming rectangular enclosure
paved with sarsen setts immediately east of former stables, now
museum (q.v). Wall curves round to east and adjoins dovecote
(q.v.). North gates to yard rusticated, with cornice and urn
finials. Second pair of gate piers on east side of yard, with
concrete cornice and ball finials in acanthus cups. Wrought iron
gates of c1982 with initials of Nevill-Glidden in overthrow. Dog
rails with arrow terminals. Wall to dovecote approximately 1.2m
high with limestone weathered copings.

Listing NGR: SU0996670005

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