STONE SLAB FENCE CIRCA 12 METRES TO NORTH WEST OF NUMBER 1 THE GASSONS (NOT INCLUDED)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1053533

Date first listed: 04-May-1989

Statutory Address: STONE SLAB FENCE CIRCA 12 METRES TO NORTH WEST OF NUMBER 1 THE GASSONS (NOT INCLUDED), VILLAGE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: STONE SLAB FENCE CIRCA 12 METRES TO NORTH WEST OF NUMBER 1 THE GASSONS (NOT INCLUDED), VILLAGE STREET

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Filkins and Broughton Poggs

National Grid Reference: SP2386004270

Summary

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History

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Details

SP2204-2304 FILKINS AND BROUGHTON POGGS VILLAGE STREET (South-east side) Filkins 7/208 Stone slab fence c.12m to NW of No.1 The Gassons (not included)

GV II Fence. Probably early C19. Limestone slabs, squared and placed on edge in a row, c.one metre high. These large slabs, known as planks, were quarried locally for use in fences, stiles, door hoods, and floors, and form a distinctive feature of the village. Similar slab fences were noted by Robert Plot in his "Natural History of Oxfordshire", 1677.

Listing NGR: SP2386004270

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 253506

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Plot, R, The Natural History of Oxfordshire, (1677)

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