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Gatepier (East) Approximately 330 Metres South of Fairgreen Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lyneham, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 51.8953 / 51°53'43"N

Longitude: -1.5742 / 1°34'27"W

OS Eastings: 429396

OS Northings: 221949

OS Grid: SP293219

Mapcode National: GBR 5RZ.4TZ

Mapcode Global: VHBZF.NMMD

Plus Code: 9C3WVCWG+48

Entry Name: Gatepier (East) Approximately 330 Metres South of Fairgreen Farmhouse

Listing Date: 15 May 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367812

English Heritage Legacy ID: 254062

Location: Lyneham, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX7

County: Oxfordshire

Civil Parish: Lyneham

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Churchill

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Gatepier (east) approx. 330m S
of Fairgreen Farmhouse


Gatepier. Late C17 or early C18. Limestone ashlar. Square section with moulded
plinth and boldly projecting capping surmounted by swagged urn finial; scrolled
pilaster with moulded capital on east and west faces. Looks very similar to the
gatepiers to the north of Sarsden House (q.v.) shown in an engraving in
Kennett's Parochial Antiquities (1695). One of a pair at south end of drive to
east of Sarsden House abandoned before 1788.
(Nigel Temple: 'Sarsden, Oxfordshire'; Journal of Garden History: Vol.6, No.2
(1986), pp.89-111 (esp.p.91))

Listing NGR: SP2939621949

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