GAZEBO AND BLOW FAMILY MEMORIALS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1154910
Date first listed:
30-Sep-1985
Statutory Address:
GAZEBO AND BLOW FAMILY MEMORIALS, CUD HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
GAZEBO AND BLOW FAMILY MEMORIALS, CUD HILL

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Stroud (District Authority)
Parish:
Painswick
National Grid Reference:
SO 85790 12526

Details

SO 81 SE UPTON ST LEONARDS CUD HILL at NGR SO 857125

6/198 Gazebo and Blow family memorials

II

Incomplete gazebo; 2 memorial ledger stones to east. 1914-1939. By Detmar Blow for himself. Random rubble limestone; ashlar dressings. Square with single round-arched opening to each side except east; chamfered plinth; 2 slit vents with projecting stone slate sills on east side. Interior appears to have been intended to receive a stone groin vault but only wall arches completed; shelf projects from east wall. Two memorial ledger stones clOm to east, in field: first inscribed 'DETMAR BLOW/AND/WINIFRED/HIS WIFE'; second inscribed "Richard Purcell/BLOW/Elder son of Detmar/and Winifred Blow/1915- 1963". Lettering on first memorial probably by Eric Gill (cf Blow memorial in Church of St Swithin, Brookthorpe CP, q.v.). Fine views across Vale of Gloucester. Sited along ridge of escarpment from Hilles House, Harescombe CP (q.v.), Detmar Blow's house.

Listing NGR: SO8579012526

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
131859
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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