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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: GARDEN WALLS AND GATEWAYS ABOUT 15 METRES SOUTH OF THE MANOR HOUSE

List entry Number: 1290769

Location

GARDEN WALLS AND GATEWAYS ABOUT 15 METRES SOUTH OF THE MANOR HOUSE, HYDES LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
South GloucestershireUnitary AuthorityCold Ashton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 17-Sep-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 394546

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History

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Details

ST 77 SE COLD ASHTON C.P. HYDES LANE (north side)

9/28 Garden walls and gateways about 15 metres south of the Manor House 17.9.52 G.V. I

Garden walls and gateways. Early C17. Limestone rubble and freestone with stone dressings. Walls about 65 metres long along south and returned about 15 metres to north, about 4 metres high, stepped to left, with weathered coping. Fine central Renaissance style archway with engaged square Roman Doric columns with banded rustication rising from plinths with diamond mouldings, cornice, triglyph and rosette frieze upper cornice, all broken forward over columns, surmounted by 2 floriated urns and central enriched coat of arms of Sir Robert Gunning of 1678 (urns and arms placed later), masks and scroll work to each side of coat of arms. Central round-headed archway with voussoirs and pilaster with similar capital to each side, double doors with 4 raised panels, frieze and radial carving in upper section; semi circular steps in front of archway. Rear of archway has no rustication, plain pilasters rising from similar plinths, plainer moulded cornice, triglyph and rosette frieze, upper cornice, arms and urns as on front; chamfered 4-centred arch to door surround, door plain at rear. Entrance to right with segmental head and chamfered surround and segmental-headed door in wall to west. (Sources: Verey, D. : Buildings of England Gloucestershire : The Cotswolds. 1970. Country Life, February 14th, 1925, p.240).

Listing NGR: ST7501372614

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: 14 February - Date: 1925 - Journal Title: Country Life - Page References: 240
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Verey, D - Title: The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 1 The Cotswolds - Date: 1970

National Grid Reference: ST 75013 72614

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