CHURCHYARD GATEWAY APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES EAST OF THE VICARAGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1052540
Date first listed:
27-Aug-1956
Date of most recent amendment:
18-May-1987
Statutory Address:
CHURCHYARD GATEWAY APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES EAST OF THE VICARAGE, NEW ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCHYARD GATEWAY APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES EAST OF THE VICARAGE, NEW ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
West Oxfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Great Tew
National Grid Reference:
SP3977828809

Details

GREAT TEW NEW ROAD SP3928 (East side) 12/40 Churchyard gateway approx. 27/08/56 20m. E of The Vicarage (Formerly listed as Gateway leading to Churchyard) GV II Gateway with gate. Early/mid C17; mid C19 gate. Limestone ashlar with cast-iron gate. Gateway is formed from re-used piers which have, on the front, vermiculated banding and break forward to contain shell-headed recesses below oval niches. The head consists of inverted festoons of fruit flanking a double-stepped keyblock; a moulded coping extends over the piers. The rear of the doorway has an angle roll. Probably originally a much wider gateway in the grounds of Great Tew House (q.v.). (V.C.H.: Oxfordshire. Vol.XI, p.244; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, p.626; C.Hussey, "Great Tew, Oxfordshire - I", Country Life, July 22, 1949).

Listing NGR: SP3977828809

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
251850
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 626
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1983), 244
'Country Life' in Country Life, (1949)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 01 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/07112/08
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Chris Tresise. Source Historic England Archive
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