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Walled Garden to South of the George and Dragon Public House and Adjacent to the Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Foulness, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6016 / 51°36'5"N

Longitude: 0.8926 / 0°53'33"E

OS Eastings: 600418

OS Northings: 193154

OS Grid: TR004931

Mapcode National: GBR SRM.JH3

Mapcode Global: VHKHJ.F07L

Entry Name: Walled Garden to South of the George and Dragon Public House and Adjacent to the Churchyard

Listing Date: 13 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1112636

English Heritage Legacy ID: 123122

Location: Foulness, Rochford, Essex, SS3

County: Essex

District: Rochford

Civil Parish: Foulness

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

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Listing Text

TR 09 SW


Walled garden to south
of The George and
Dragon Public House and
adjacent to the


Walled garden. C18. Vari-coloured local brick, the west wall adjacent to
Churchyard approx. 3 metres tall, the other walls approximately 1.3 metres tall.
Although now a walled garden, it is recorded that during the 1790's the then
Licensee of The George and Dragon Amelia Bennewith promoted bare fist fights
within the walls, thus the Churchyard wall was higher to keep the fights from
view of the Church. These fights continued until mid C19. Information from
R.W. Crump. Chairman AWRE (Foulness) Archaeological Society, October 1986.

Listing NGR: TR0041893154

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

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