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DITCHLEY GATE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: DITCHLEY GATE

List entry Number: 1203350

Location

DITCHLEY GATE

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Blenheim

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Jul-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 252986

Asset Groupings

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BLENHEIM SP41NW 2/4 Ditchley Gate GV II Gateway. 1781, by John Yenn. Limestone ashlar piers, with large ball finials set on moulded cornices, flank fine wrought-iron gates with scrolled top. Hawksmoor designed the original gateway, which was not executed and was to terminate Wise's Great North Avenue. (Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p474; National Monuments Record; Blenheim Park is included in the HBMC Register of Parks and Gardens at Grade I)

Listing NGR: SP4233618849

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 34 Oxfordshire

National Grid Reference: SP4233618849

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