History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Ditchley Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Blenheim, Oxfordshire

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.8666 / 51°51'59"N

Longitude: -1.3865 / 1°23'11"W

OS Eastings: 442336

OS Northings: 218849

OS Grid: SP423188

Mapcode National: GBR 7W2.XZK

Mapcode Global: VHBZQ.XBCW

Plus Code: 9C3WVJ87+J9

Entry Name: Ditchley Gate

Listing Date: 27 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203350

English Heritage Legacy ID: 252986

Location: Blenheim, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX20

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Blenheim

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Find accommodation in


2/4 Ditchley Gate
Gateway. 1781, by John Yenn. Limestone ashlar piers, with large ball finials set
on moulded cornices, flank fine wrought-iron gates with scrolled top. Hawksmoor
designed the original gateway, which was not executed and was to terminate
Wise's Great North Avenue.
(Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p474; National Monuments Record; Blenheim
Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I)

Listing NGR: SP4233618849

Selected Sources

Book cover links are generated automatically from the sources. They are not necessarily always correct, as book names at Amazon may not be quite the same as those used referenced in the text.

Source title links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.