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East Gateway and Gates to Elstree School

A Grade II Listed Building in Woolhampton, West Berkshire

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Latitude: 51.4008 / 51°24'3"N

Longitude: -1.1569 / 1°9'24"W

OS Eastings: 458748

OS Northings: 167204

OS Grid: SU587672

Mapcode National: GBR 93J.2BJ

Mapcode Global: VHCZM.W1SY

Entry Name: East Gateway and Gates to Elstree School

Listing Date: 11 December 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1319529

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39555

Location: Woolhampton, West Berkshire, RG7

County: West Berkshire

Civil Parish: Woolhampton

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Beenham Valence

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

3/49 East Gateway And Gates
11.12.79 To Elstree School

- II

Gateway and gates. Circa 1858, probably by John Johnson. Red brick with stone
dressings in a Baroque style. Large semi-circular arch with stone impost blocks and
keystone with coat of arms above in inverted arch; flanked by a giant order of
fluted Doric pilasters with plinth full entablature and ball finials. 2 small
archways to left and right, with rusticated piers to the outside with cornices, ball
finials and large scrolled buttresses above to the central arch. One pair of
large wrought iron gates in the central arch with dog rails curved up to form
top rails; smaller gates in arches to each side. Berkshire Architectural Guide,
Betjeman and Piper, Murray, 1949, p.156.

Listing NGR: SU5874867204

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