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Latitude: 52.0348 / 52°2'5"N
Longitude: -2.0649 / 2°3'53"W
OS Eastings: 395643
OS Northings: 237375
OS Grid: SO956373
Mapcode National: GBR 2KM.DR2
Mapcode Global: VHB14.537Z
Entry Name: Garden Wall Adjoining Gardens House to the North-East
Listing Date: 2 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1081621
English Heritage Legacy ID: 148563
Location: Overbury, Wychavon, Worcestershire, GL20
Civil Parish: Overbury
Traditional County: Worcestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire
Church of England Parish: Overbury with Teddington, Alstone and Little Washbourne with Beckford and Ashton-under-Hill
Church of England Diocese: Worcester
OVERBURY CP -
SO 9437 - 9537
9/110 Garden wall adjoining
to the north-east
Garden wall. C18 or C19, remodelled c1908 by Ernest Newton for Richard
Biddulph Martin with further mid-C20 alterations by Victor Heal. Coursed
limestone rubble with ashlar coping. It is about ten feet high and runs
due east for approximately 60 yards, then turns south for about four yards
before returning east once more for about three yards where it adjoins Baron
Villa (qv). About four yards from Gardens House is a square-headed gateway
which has a gate with three long lower cusped panels and an open balustraded
upper panel; (two of the turned balusters have been replaced by stick balusters).
The south return incorporates a public telephone box in the angle added in the
mid-C20 which has a doorway with a moulded stone ashlar architrave and a half-
glazed door. The wall forms a prominent feature at the centre of the village
and is situated opposite the churchyard of the Church of St Faith (qv). (Newton,
W G: The Life and Works of Ernest Newton, London, 1925).
Listing NGR: SO9564637376
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