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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: GATEHOUSE, STANWAY HOUSE

List entry Number: 1091812

Location

GATEHOUSE, STANWAY HOUSE

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

County District District Type Parish
GloucestershireTewkesburyDistrict AuthorityStanway

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 04-Jun-1970

Date of most recent amendment: 07-Sep-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 134909

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History

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Details

STANWAY STANWAY VILLAGE SP 0632-0732 13/123 Gatehouse, Stanway House 4.7.60 (formerly listed as part of Stanway House and Gatehouse) GV I Gatehouse. About 1630, possibly by Timothy Strong of Barrington, for Sir Richard Tracy: minor alterations c1700. Ashlar walls, stone slate roof. Three-storey gatehouse. To road: carriage archway with double doors, rising through two floors, moulded framing to tall panels, strapwork carving over; 4-centred arch, moulded surround and capitals, scroll keystone, plain spandrels. Either side fluted Roman Doric columns, on high bases with strapwork decoration; pilasters matching arch outside columns. Above, frieze with alternating roses and diamonds between triglyphs, broken segmental pediment over, shell finials at foot. Pediment frames eared rectangular panel with coat of arms (last added c1700), with triangular pediment above. Each side of archway plinth, canted bay rising through 3 floors, each with 3- light, ovolo-moulded mullion window, hoodmould extended as string course. Bays with openwork parapet, and lead chute. Above 3 shaped gables, shell finials, repeated at an angle on corners of building. 'T' plan gable chimneys, moulded caps. Either side, within archway a semi-circular niche, plain impost blocks, moulded surround to semi-circular head. Interior: 2 spiral stairways, turning in opposite ways, stone fireplaces with 4-centred arches. Forms group with House, courtyard and garden walls and church (q.v.). (J. A. Gotch, Early Renaissance Architecture in England, 1901; D. Verey, Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds, 1970; Lord Neidpath, Stanway House, 1984; T. Mowl and B. Earnshaw, Trumpet at a Distant Gate, 1985)

Listing NGR: SP0610232361

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Alfred Gotch, J - Title: Early Renaissance Architecture in England - Date: 1901
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Neidpath, Lord - Title: Stanway House - Date: 1984 - Type:
  3. Book  Reference - Author: Mowl, T and Earnshaw, B - Title: Trumpet at a Distant Gate The Lodge as Prelude to the Country House - Date: 1985
  4. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 16 Gloucestershire - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England
  5. Book  Reference - Author: Verey, D - Title: The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 1 The Cotswolds - Date: 1970

National Grid Reference: SP 06113 32361

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