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The Subway

A Grade II* Listed Building in Gayhurst, Milton Keynes

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1141 / 52°6'50"N

Longitude: -0.764 / 0°45'50"W

OS Eastings: 484735

OS Northings: 246913

OS Grid: SP847469

Mapcode National: GBR CZ9.KMZ

Mapcode Global: VHDST.P4Z6

Entry Name: The Subway

Listing Date: 17 November 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320183

English Heritage Legacy ID: 350964

Location: Gayhurst, Milton Keynes, MK16

County: Milton Keynes

Civil Parish: Gayhurst

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Gayhurst

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 84 NW,
4/59

GAYHURST,
NEWPORT ROAD,
The Subway

17.11.66

II*

Bridge under main road, built before 1793 as part of "Sir Everard
Digby's Walk" designed by Humphry Repton for George Wright. West
front of "gothick" style, ashlar stone, 3 bays, outer plain pilasters,
the central bay flanked by buttresses with niches and crocketted
finials. In the outer bays a moulded string lines with the heads of
the niches and below are four centred arched recesses under hoodmoulds
with carved head stops, (the left hand arch now largely removed). In
the centre is a moulded archway with similar hoodmould leading to
passage, above it a coat of arms flanked by cornucopias. The passage
under the road is brick vaulted and bends slightly. The east arch is
plain and retains the original iron gate. A stream in a cobbled stone
channel disappears under the subway.


Listing NGR: SP8473546913

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