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Pair of Gate Piers 210 Metres Due South of Church Tower

A Grade I Listed Building in Hampstead Marshall, West Berkshire

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Latitude: 51.3963 / 51°23'46"N

Longitude: -1.398 / 1°23'52"W

OS Eastings: 441980

OS Northings: 166538

OS Grid: SU419665

Mapcode National: GBR 81W.FD3

Mapcode Global: VHC21.Q59D

Entry Name: Pair of Gate Piers 210 Metres Due South of Church Tower

Listing Date: 6 March 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1117219

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39774

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


15/10 Pair of Gate piers 210
metres due South of
Church Tower


Gate piers. Late C17. Possibly by Edward Pierce. Stone. Pair of tall
square piers with moulded plinths, rusticated corners and corniced caps
surmounted by stone balls. Heavily carved panels of fruit, flowers and
leaves to north and south faces, plain pilasters with scroll caps to east
and west faces. Gate piers to the former Manor House built for the Earl
of Craven by Sir BalthazarGerbier and William Wynne and burnt down in 1718.
B.O.E. Berkshire p.152, Murray's Berkshire Architectural Guide p.127.

Listing NGR: SU4198066538

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