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Latitude: 51.7366 / 51°44'11"N
Longitude: -1.6559 / 1°39'21"W
OS Eastings: 423860
OS Northings: 204270
OS Grid: SP238042
Mapcode National: GBR 5TT.25X
Mapcode Global: VHC05.7MZ1
Entry Name: Stone Slab Fence Circa 12 Metres to North West of Number 1 the Gassons (Not Included)
Listing Date: 4 May 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1053533
English Heritage Legacy ID: 253506
Location: Filkins and Broughton Poggs, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, GL7
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Filkins and Broughton Poggs
Built-Up Area: Filkins
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Broughton Poggs with Filkins
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SP2204-2304 FILKINS AND BROUGHTON POGGS VILLAGE STREET
7/208 Stone slab fence c.12m to NW
of No.1 The Gassons (not
Fence. Probably early C19. Limestone slabs, squared and placed on edge in a row,
c.one metre high. These large slabs, known as planks, were quarried locally for
use in fences, stiles, door hoods, and floors, and form a distinctive feature of
the village. Similar slab fences were noted by Robert Plot in his "Natural
History of Oxfordshire", 1677.
Listing NGR: SP2386004270
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