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Record details

BCC record ID:1247202000
Type of record:Building
Summary:Nineteenth century workhouse boundary walls and gateway.
Grid Reference:SU 95566 96984
Parish:

AMERSHAM, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • BOUNDARY WALL (Built 1838 19th Century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)
  • GATE PIER (Built 1838 19th Century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)
  • GATE (Built 1838 19th Century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)
  • RAILINGS (Built 1838 19th Century - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Protected status

  • Listed Building

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Unclassified

Full description

GRADE II. 1838 PART OF THE ORIGINAL DESIGN. FLINTWALL WITH STONE DRESSINGS AND COPING, OCTAGONAL PIER EACH END, THAT AT THE NORTH END RETAINING ITS LARGE OGEE SHAPED FINIAL. CAST IRON RAILINGS IN BAYS DIVIDED BY HEAVY POSTS WITH OGEE SHAPED FINIALS, THE RAILINGS DIAMOND SECTION AND ALSO HAVING FINAL HEADS. CENTRAL GATES OF SIMILAR PATTERN (B1).

Sources and further reading

<1>Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1984. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest: Buckinghamshire: Chiltern District: Parishes of Amersham, Chesham Bois and Coleshill. p90

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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