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Stone Slab Fence Circa 12 Metres to North West of Number 1 the Gassons (Not Included)

A Grade II Listed Building in Filkins, Oxfordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1053533

English Heritage Legacy ID: 253506

Location: Filkins and Broughton Poggs, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, GL7

County: Oxfordshire

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

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Listing Text

(South-east side)
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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