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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: COLESHILL PARK, GREAT PIERS, INCLUDING CAST IRON GATES*

List entry Number: 1052691

Location

COLESHILL PARK, GREAT PIERS, INCLUDING CAST IRON GATES*

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

County District District Type Parish
OxfordshireVale of White HorseDistrict AuthorityColeshill

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Nov-1990

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 251512

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

COLESHILL SU29SW Coleshill Park, Great 3/45 Piers, including cast 10/11/52 iron gates* I Gatepiers and gates. Circa 1650, contemporary with Coleshill House and probably by its architect, Sir Roger Pratt. A pair of rectangular piers closely modelled on the chimney stacks of the house with rusticated panels on all sides, those on the N and S sides with inner egg and tongue moulding. Bracketed cornice and carved stone vases. The S sides of the piers have features that were incorporated into the staircase hall of the house -framed and recessed roundels holding classical busts and below these shell headed niches arranged as seats with moulded architraves and small key blocks. Good late C18 cast iron gates between piers inscribed "GLOUCESTER FOUNDERY" * (Formerly listed as "Remains of Coleshill House including the great gatepiers, two pairs of gatepiers on the drive and pair of gatepiers at yard entrance")

Listing NGR: SU2422093902

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National Grid Reference: SU2422093902

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