THE TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1090650
Date first listed:
24-Feb-1987
Statutory Address:
THE TOWER, WOODCHESTER PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE TOWER, WOODCHESTER PARK

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Stroud (District Authority)
Parish:
Woodchester
National Grid Reference:
SO 81374 01697

Details

SO 80 SW at WOODCHESTER WOODCHESTER PARK NGR SO 814017

4/267 The Tower

II

Hunting lodge or plaisance. c1720 for Lord Ducie. Hard grey ashlar limestone; flat roof not inspected. Simple rectangular plan; 2-storey with cellar in base. Heavily battered base in roughly hewn large random rubble. Simple elevations above: 2-window fenestration to east and west sides, single-window to north and south, all with triple keystones to plain raised architraves. South end windows and southerly side windows are early C18 sashes with thick ovolo glazing bars, 15-pane to ground floor, 9-pane above. Cross windows to other ground floor openings, 2-light mullioned casements to upper floor. Large doorway on north side partially infilled with later doorway having small gabled porch addition. Plain corner pilasters. Parapet formerly crenellated, removed on all sides except for north. Central square turret with chimney to roof. Interior: divided in half to create 2 good-sized rooms on ground floor, south having stone fireplace with eared architraves. Much early Victorian re-fitting. Stands on the ridge, overlooking Woodchester Park.

Listing NGR: SO8137401697

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
132142
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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