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Pair of Gate Piers 103 Metres South of East End of Church

A Grade I Listed Building in Hampstead Marshall, West Berkshire

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Latitude: 51.3969 / 51°23'48"N

Longitude: -1.3972 / 1°23'49"W

OS Eastings: 442034

OS Northings: 166605

OS Grid: SU420666

Mapcode National: GBR 81W.7LH

Mapcode Global: VHC21.Q4QY

Entry Name: Pair of Gate Piers 103 Metres South of East End of Church

Listing Date: 6 March 1985

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136047

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39775

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


15/11 Pair of Gate piers 103
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 top. Stone corniced
caps surmounted by carved stone urns. east and west faces have arched
niches above plinths with stone strings at base of the arches, stone key
blocks and stone shells in niches, moulded stone panels above niches. north
and south faces have brick pilasters for gate hinges 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

Listing NGR: SU4203466605

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