GAZEBO, WESTBURY COURT GARDENS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1068613

Date first listed: 04-Jul-1985

Statutory Address: GAZEBO, WESTBURY COURT GARDENS

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: GAZEBO, WESTBURY COURT GARDENS

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean (District Authority)

Parish: Westbury-on-Severn

National Grid Reference: SO 71892 13926

Summary

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History

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Details

SO 71 SW WESTBURY-ON-SEVERN WESTBURY VILLAGE

11/280 Gazebo, Westbury Court Gardens

GV II*

Garden house: probably between 1715 and 1725, for Maynard Colchester II; red brick, Flemish bond; ashlar stone, slate roof. Square, single storey, with one window per facade. Entrance front from main garden, brick plinth with stone capping: rusticated square corner piers. Tall doorway, set above 4 stone steps with swept wrought-iron handrails. Rusticated stone jambs to doorway, with outside Corinthian pilasters, bottom third of fluting infilled with reeds. Moulded capitals to jamb set below capitals to pilasters: semi-circular head to opening with projecting keystone. Impost blocks to pilasters. Moulded cornice all round building, breaking forward for corner piers, and pilasters and keystone to doorway. Door glazed above 2 fielded panels, renewed to old pattern in 1970's. Plain brick parapet above cornice, simply moulded stone coping swept up slightly to corner stone piers, capped with ball finials. Hipped roof. Moulded stone surround to windows, with semi-circular heads and dropped keystones: fixed sashes. Garden wall (q.v.), abuts gazebo at 2 corners by road. Built as part of Dutch water garden for Westbury Court, house since demolished. (G. Jackson-Stops, Westbury Court Gardens, 1975, revised 1984, for National Trust.)

Listing NGR: SO7189213926

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 354358

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Jackson Stops, G , Westbury Court Garden, (1975)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 16 Gloucestershire,

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