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Retaining Walls and Steps in Front of the Vicarage

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Tew, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9563 / 51°57'22"N

Longitude: -1.4227 / 1°25'21"W

OS Eastings: 439768

OS Northings: 228800

OS Grid: SP397288

Mapcode National: GBR 6SR.752

Mapcode Global: VHBZB.9374

Entry Name: Retaining Walls and Steps in Front of the Vicarage

Listing Date: 18 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052546

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251867

Location: Great Tew, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Great Tew

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Tew

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP3928 (West side)
12/56 Retaining walls and steps in
front of The Vicarage


Retaining wall and steps. Probably early C19. Marlstone ashlar and limestone.
Wall has moulded coping and a chamfered plinth which is carried up at the base
to small square piers with moulded caps, between which runs a pierced limestone
balustrade in fishscale pattern with a moulded coping. The double flight of
steps is recessed into the centre, the balustrade returning behind it. A central
section of balustrade to the front of the steps ramps downwards to left and
right with the stair. A plainer length of retaining wall, approx. 1m. high, runs
approx. 20m. to left. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SP3976828800

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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