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Gatepier of Former Manor House Approximately 20 Metres South East of Church of St Lawrence

A Grade II Listed Building in Besselsleigh, Oxfordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198212

English Heritage Legacy ID: 249540

Location: Besselsleigh, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, OX13

County: Oxfordshire

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

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Listing Text

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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