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Garden Wall, Gate Piers and Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Witcham, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3986 / 52°23'55"N

Longitude: 0.151 / 0°9'3"E

OS Eastings: 546446

OS Northings: 280024

OS Grid: TL464800

Mapcode National: GBR L50.P02

Mapcode Global: VHHJ4.KZQ2

Entry Name: Garden Wall, Gate Piers and Gate

Listing Date: 5 February 1952

Last Amended: 18 August 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1126983

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49582

Location: Witcham, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB6

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Witcham

Built-Up Area: Witcham

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Witcham

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text


TL 4680 WITCHAM HIGH STREET
(North side)

13/52 Garden wall, gate
piers and gate.
5.2.52 (formerly listed under
The Hall including
Barn, gates, and
gatepiers)

GV II

Garden wall, gatepiers and gates. Early C18. Wall and piers are of C18 gault
and red brick, mainly Flemish bond on the front but English in the wall to the
yard. Red brick gate piers on gault brick base. Fine mortar joints to the
piers and moulded stone cornice, now painted black and surmounted by stone
urns with masks, swag enrichments and flame bursts from gadroon capping.
Original wrought iron gate with side standards. Overthrow made up of two
bifurcated scrolls meeting at a trident and decorated with nibs. Square
section stiles, verticals and top and lockrail, the latter having a panel of S
scrolls. The bottom rail carries a dograil of arrowheads. The flanking wall
is of gault brick with a low stone gable coping. At the ends are piers, also
of gault brick but with red brick quoins and similar coping. The side wall
returning to the house is of alternating red and gault brick courses, English
bond.


Listing NGR: TL4644680024

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

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