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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: WALL AND GATES TO ENTRANCE COURTYARD, STANWAY HOUSE

List entry Number: 1303822

Location

WALL AND GATES TO ENTRANCE COURTYARD, 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: 07-Sep-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 134910

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History

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Details

STANWAY STANWAY VILLAGE SP 0632-0732 13/124 Wall and gates to entrance courtyard, Stanway House GV I Wall and gates. Probably c1630. Ashlar stone. 'L' plan wall, round 2 sides courtyard, from gatehouse (q.v.) to house (q.v.); gateway in centre of each side. Wall about 2.75m high, with ridged stone coping in 2 courses, roll ridge: wall steps up each side of gateways, coping returned up vertical face of step. Gateway opposite door to house: double doors up 2 stone steps, doors with applied ribs, fluted fan top, semi-circular head. Projecting, rusticated quoins each side, voussoirs stepped on outer face, large keystone. Moulded string course and cornice to raised wall over: broken scrolled pediment framing rusticated pier, moulded top, shell finial: shell finials at foot of pediment. Gateway opposite gatehouse: wide archway, 4-centred arch; rusticated piers each side, plain impost blocks, rusticated spandrels, large keystone. Scrolled, broken pediment framing centre block with semi-circular recess, plain impost block running round back of niche, moulded surround to semi-circular head. Moulded top, shell finial over, and to feet of pediment. Either side archway similar niches to that in pediment, but larger. Apparently built with gatehouse: may be by Timothy Strong. One gate leads to churchyard. (Sir R. Atkyns, The Ancient and Present State of Gloucestershire, 1712; D. Verey, Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds, 1970.

Listing NGR: SP0610232398

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Atkyn, R - Title: The Ancient and Present State of Gloucestershire - Date: 1712
  2. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 16 Gloucestershire - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England
  3. Book  Reference - Author: Verey, D - Title: The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 1 The Cotswolds - Date: 1970

National Grid Reference: SP 06109 32396

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