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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1204826



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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cirencester

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1948

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 365112

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SO9902 CIRENCESTER PARK 578-1/1/350 Pope's Seat 14/06/48


Landscape building. Early C18. Limestone ashlar with vermiculated rustication to front, coursed squared limestone to sides and rear; stone slate roof. Small pavilion with distyle Doric portico in antis with flanking screens with clasping pilasters. Opening to centre has surround of pilasters with bands of vermiculated rustication supporting full entablature and open pediment infilled with vermiculated voussoirs and with incised lettering POPE'S SEAT in tympanum; flanking screens have bands of vermiculated rustication and chamfered coping and round-headed niches with keystones; clasping pilasters have similar bands of rustication and ball finials with bands of similar rustication. INTERIOR has roughcast walls and limestone sett floor; round-headed opening to rear. (EH Gardens Register: Gloucester: Grade I: London: 1986-).

Listing NGR: SO9992802375

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SO9992802375


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