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SP8650 :: Weston Underwood: Weston House Gate Piers

Taken 6 years ago by Nigel Cox near Weston Underwood/SP8650, Milton Keynes, England

Weston Underwood: Weston House Gate Piers by Nigel Cox
Weston Underwood: Weston House Gate Piers

These stone piers presumably at one time supported gates across the access to Weston House at the north-east end of the High Street in the village. Today the road is a public through route to Olney. The piers are Grade II Listed and the English Heritage website describes them thus:- "Gatepiers and attached walls. Circa 1700. Stone walls either side swept up in curves to panelled ashlar stone piers on moulded plinths. Panelled sides. Inner pilasters and scroll brackets on outer sides resting on walls, moulded cornices and large carved pineapples on plinths." The footpath goes through its own small arch on the right.
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Subject Grid Square SP8650
Subject Lat/Long 52.148163,-0.735346 (click to view more nearby images)
Near Weston Underwood/SP8650, Milton Keynes, England
Photographer Nigel Cox
Taken 20150208 201502 2015 (about 6 years ago)
Submitted 2015-02-14
Context Boundary, Barrier ·
Subject gateway ·
Tag gateway · grade II listed structure ·
Group Weston House · Weston Underwood · Gate · Footpath · Village · Grade I Listed · House ·

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