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Pair of Gate Piers 204 Metres East of Entrance to Home Farm

A Grade I Listed Building in Hampstead Marshall, West Berkshire

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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

Grade: I

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

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Listing Text


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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