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Latitude: 51.7062 / 51°42'22"N
Longitude: -1.3413 / 1°20'28"W
OS Eastings: 445611
OS Northings: 201036
OS Grid: SP456010
Mapcode National: GBR 7Y2.XB6
Mapcode Global: VHCXZ.PCRV
Entry Name: Gatepier of Former Manor House Approximately 20 Metres South East of Church of St Lawrence
Listing Date: 9 February 1966
Last Amended: 6 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1198212
English Heritage Legacy ID: 249540
Location: Besselsleigh, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX13
District: Vale of White Horse
Civil Parish: Besselsleigh
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Besselsleigh
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
BESSELSLEIGH FARINGDON ROAD
SP4501 (North side)
10/42 Gatepier of former Manor
09/02/66 House approx. 20m. SE of
Church of St. Lawrence
(Formerly listed as Gatepier
of former Manor House)
Gatepier. Early C17. Limestone, with some brick to left. Rusticated quoin strips
and right side wall. Ashlar front and rear walls have round-headed niches.
Moulded plinth and entablature: curved finial. This was one of a pair which
formed the main southern entry to the Manor House bought by Speaker Lenthall in
1634: a map of 1724 shows their former context.
(Buildings of England: Berkshire, p.86; V.C.H.: Berkshire, Vol.IV, p.394;
Bodleian Library, M.S. Top, Berks a6 Journal 3).
Listing NGR: SP4561101036
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