Courtyard Wall And Railings Hartpury House

18 Jul 2000
Courtyard Wall And Railings Hartpury House, Hartpury, Forest Of Dean, Gloucestershire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


8/37 Courtyard wall and railings Hartpury House


Courtyard wall and railings; 1896, By Sir Guy Dawber for William Gordon-Canning. English-bond brick work, ashlar dressings, wrought iron. Enclose rectangular courtyard in front of Hartpury House (q.v.) on 3 sides. Gates to park opposite porch to house: short fixed railings each side of double gates, decorative central feature above main level. Square, panelled stone piers each side with cornice and ball finial. Low brick wall, stone coping with swept top carries railings either side, 5 bays to left, 6 to right: railings supported by lyre-shaped stone uprights with cornice, set across wall. Straight top and bottom rails to railings, decorative feature in centre of each bay, framed vertical bars. Tall, square brick pillars at front corners, stone bands, cornice and ball finials, last with vermiculated band around centre. On right 2 panels return to main entrance gate, piers as corners, but with nib for gates, returned with stone console to pier at top. Gates missing. High, plain brick wall links to house. On left low brick wall forms end of courtyard, returning to house: 2 openings, with low, square piers, plinth and flat stone coping with moulded edge (date on House; D. Verey, Gloucestershire, The Vale and Forest of Dean, 1970; notes at House).

Listing NGR: SO7871223008


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0565 IOE Records taken by Geoffrey Dawson; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Geoffrey Dawson. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Dawson, Geoffrey

Rights Holder: Dawson, Geoffrey


Ashlar, Brick, Stone, Wrought Iron, Victorian Gate, Unassigned, Wall, Monument (By Form), Barrier, Courtyard, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Railings