Entrance Gates and Flanking Walls c. 70 M SW of Manor House, Great Milton

Entrance gates and walls. Late C16/early, C17 and later. Coursed limestone rubble and ashlar.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
359568
Names
Entrance Gates and Flanking Walls c. 70 M SW of Manor House
Coordinates
51.7164720° N, 1.0924710° W
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Listed on
Grade II* listed building
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Timeline

18 Jul 1963

Entrance Gates and Flanking Walls c. 70 M SW of Manor House designated a Grade II* listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Entrance Gates and Flanking Walls c. 70 M SW of Manor House is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1047486
Grade
II*
Name
ENTRANCE GATES AND FLANKING WALLS APPROXIMATELY 70 METRES SOUTH WEST OF MANOR HOUSE
Location
ENTRANCE GATES AND FLANKING WALLS APPROXIMATELY 70 METRES SOUTH WEST OF MANOR HOUSE, CHURCH ROAD
Parish
Great Milton
District
South Oxfordshire
County
Oxfordshire
Grid Reference
SP 62792 02361

GREAT MILTON CHURCH ROAD SP60SW (East side) 5/107 Entrance gates and flanking 18/07/63 walls approx. 70m. SW of Manor House

GV II*

Entrance gates and walls. Late C16/early, C17 and later. Coursed limestone rubble and ashlar. Original entrance gates, now disused, are sited opposite original front door, and have a semi-circular archway under a straight entablature with ogee gable and 3 obelisk finials. The outer face of the arch has a moulded chamfer set with nailhead ornament. The oak tympanum survives above a moulded oak lintel, and is carved with rays and leaf ornament. To right is a small 4-centre arched doorway with recessed spandrels and label. The plank doors are probably replacements. Flanking walls step down either side and return towards original front of house; that on the right stopping short just beyond a 4-centre arched doorway with recessed spandrels and label. (V.C.H.: Oxfordshire, Vol VII, p.120; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, pp.622-23).

Listing NGR: SP6279302360

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Bibliography

  1. “ENTRANCE GATES AND FLANKING WALLS APPROXIMATELY 70 METRES SOUTH WEST OF MANOR HOUSE.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1047486>