SUDELEY CASTLE TERRACE WALL AND TO EAST AND SOUTH OF CASTLE, AND DOG KENNELS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1091779
Date first listed:
07-Sep-1987
Statutory Address:
SUDELEY CASTLE TERRACE WALL AND TO EAST AND SOUTH OF CASTLE, AND DOG KENNELS

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Location

Statutory Address:
SUDELEY CASTLE TERRACE WALL AND TO EAST AND SOUTH OF CASTLE, AND DOG KENNELS

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Tewkesbury (District Authority)
Parish:
Sudeley
National Grid Reference:
SP 03215 27571

Details

SUDELEY - SP 0227-0327 14/147 Sudeley Castle: Terrace Wall and Ha Ha to east and south of Castle, and Dog Kennels GV II Terrace wall, and dog kennels. Mid C19 for J. Dent. Roughly coursed, squared stone in retaining wall, ashlar above: wrought- iron railings and stone-slate roof to dog kennels. Long, 'L'-plan terrace wall with short return to west wing of Castle, and further return beyond to dog kennels. East wall, in back of ha ha, rising to plain string course at level of ground retained behind; wall above in 17 bays with square piers between each. End bays low wall with coped stone top, remainder blocking course with moulded top edge, 17 square balusters with stopped-chamfered angles, moulded rail. South wall, low wall to first bay, then short sloping section, 3 stone steps on inside, continuous stone string wall on side away from ha ha, with square base with urn at top. Thirteen bays of balustraded wall, further steps and sloping section as before, 5 bays balustrade, ending in octagonal stone pier, plinth and pyramid top, forming gatepost and end of first return wall. Double gates, similar pier, stone wall with moulded cap, top steps down in 4 stages, up again once at corner, further octagonal pier. Return described from outside, retaining high terrace: high plinth up to about half way, then plinth steps down; 4 boarded doors, under 4-centred arches, slit window between first 2. Moulded top to wall above, sets back to octagonal pier, pyramid top. Doors lead to vaulted cellars below terrace. To left wall with moulded coping parallel to west wing, interrupted by late C20 concrete steps. Lean-to dog kennels on left, 3-bay, boarded stable doors with shuttered opening in bottom, iron railings on dwarf stone walls to yards. First return wall with moulded cap, steps down in 3 stages from gate pier, up once to octagonal gate pier: pair of wooden gates, further gate pier and step in wall as on right, wall extending up to south-west corner of Dungeon Tower. Important garden feature forming group with Castle, Church and fountain, (q.v.). (Papers at Sudeley Castle)

Listing NGR: SP0321527571

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
134933
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 16 Gloucestershire,

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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