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Boundary Wall and Gate Piers to the Priory and the Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Burford, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8092 / 51°48'33"N

Longitude: -1.6378 / 1°38'16"W

OS Eastings: 425065

OS Northings: 212345

OS Grid: SP250123

Mapcode National: GBR 5SW.DRV

Mapcode Global: VHBZS.KSHG

Entry Name: Boundary Wall and Gate Piers to the Priory and the Old Rectory

Listing Date: 1 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225401

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421571

Location: Burford, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX18

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Burford

Built-Up Area: Burford

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Burford

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

BURFORD AND UPTON PRIORY LANE
AND SIGNET (West end)
SP2512 (Enlargement) Boundary wall and
7/182 gate-piers to The
Priory and The Old
- Rectory.

GV II


Boundary walls and gatepiers. Probably early C20 for E.J. Horniman,
perhaps by W M Godfrey; may well be on line of C17 walls. Coursed and
squared rubble and dry-stone rubble. The wall to the Priory is slightly
bowed in plan and closes the vista up Priory Lane; about 12m high with
coping; tall central gatepiers with cornice and gadrooned ogee capping;
hinge pilasters with scroll-top. The boundary wall to The Old Rectory is
at right-angles, lower and drystone rubble also with coping; 2 ashlar
gate-piers and end pier with simple + capping, oak plank door
with good early C20 strap-hinges.
Important element in the town.


Listing NGR: SP2506512345

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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