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Pair of Gate Piers 30 Metres South of East End of Church

A Grade I Listed Building in Hampstead Marshall, West Berkshire

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Latitude: 51.3979 / 51°23'52"N

Longitude: -1.3976 / 1°23'51"W

OS Eastings: 442005

OS Northings: 166711

OS Grid: SU420667

Mapcode National: GBR 81W.7GV

Mapcode Global: VHC21.Q4H6

Entry Name: Pair of Gate Piers 30 Metres South of East End of Church

Listing Date: 6 March 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117218

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39772

Location: Hampstead Marshall, West Berkshire, RG20

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: Hampstead Marshall

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Hamstead Marshall

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


15/8 Pair of Gate piers 30
metres South of East
end of Church


Gate piers. Early C18. Brick with stone dressings. Pair of tall square
piers with stone plinth base and moulded stone plinth cap. Stone corniced
caps surmounted by carved stone vases with swags, fruit and flowers. east
and west faces have arched niches above plinths with stone strings at
impost level, stone keys and stone shells in arches and moulded stone
panels above niches. north and south faces have brick pilasters for gate
hinges, wall or railings, capped by stone moulded cornices and scrolls.
Gate piers to the former Manor House, built for the Earl of Craven by Sir
Balthazar Gerbier and William Wynne, and burnt down in 1718. B.O.E. Berkshire
p.152, Murray's Berkshire Architectural Guide, p.127.

Listing NGR: SU4200566711

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