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Latitude: 51.3977 / 51°23'51"N
Longitude: -1.3988 / 1°23'55"W
OS Eastings: 441918
OS Northings: 166686
OS Grid: SU419666
Mapcode National: GBR 81W.752
Mapcode Global: VHC21.P4VD
Entry Name: Pair of Gate Piers 204 Metres East of Entrance to Home Farm
Listing Date: 6 March 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1136042
English Heritage Legacy ID: 39773
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
SU 46 NW HAMSTEAD MARSHALL PARK LANE (East Side)
15/9 Pair of Gate piers 204
metres East of Entrance
to Home Farm
Gate piers. Early C18. Brick with stone dressings. Pair of tall square
piers with stone plinth bases and moulded stone plinth caps. Stone
corniced caps surmounted by stone vases with carved swags, flowers and fruit.
east and west faces have arched niches above plinths with stone strings at
impost level, stone keys and stone shells in arches, moulded stone panels
above niches. north and south faces have brick pilasters for gate hanging,
walls or railings, capped by stone moulded cornices and scrolls. Northern
pier now attached to low wall of no special interest. 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: SU4191866685
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