COLESHILL PARK, GREAT PIERS, INCLUDING CAST IRON GATES*

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1052691

Date first listed: 10-Nov-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 23-Nov-1990

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

Map

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Location

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

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

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse (District Authority)

Parish: Coleshill

National Grid Reference: SU2422093902

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 251512

Legacy System: LBS

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