ROUND TOWER AT NGR SO 9971 0253 AND ATTACHED WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1204830
Date first listed:
23-Jul-1971
Statutory Address:
ROUND TOWER AT NGR SO 9971 0253 AND ATTACHED WALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROUND TOWER AT NGR SO 9971 0253 AND ATTACHED WALL

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cotswold (District Authority)
Parish:
Cirencester
National Grid Reference:
SO9970802529

Details

CIRENCESTER

SO9902 CIRENCESTER PARK 578-1/1/352 Round Tower at NGR SO 9971 0253 and 23/07/71 attached wall

GV II

Landscape building. Early/mid C18 with early C19 addition. Coursed squared limestone rubble with ashlar dressings; tower roof not visible, ashlar stack with embattled top to rear; wing to right has stone slate roof with hip to left and ashlar right-end stack with embattled top. Early/mid C18 two-storey circular tower in neo-mediaeval style with later single-storey wing in similar style to right which continues as lean-to to rear of tower. Tower has 3 lancets, now unglazed, to first floor in ashlar surrounds with small chamfers under hoodmoulds; 2 similar windows without hoodmoulds to ground floor front. Ashlar plinth; moulded string over first floor; frieze and scalloped cornice; coped parapet with mock arrow-slits in ashlar surrounds. Wing to right has one 3-light timber window to front; quoins to right angle. Short length of screen wall with coping to left masks projecting stair turret and end of lean-to to rear from front and left side. INTERIOR not inspected. (Rudder S: The History and Antiquities of Cirencester (Plan of Park): Cirencester: 1780-; EH Gardens Register: Gloucester: Grade I: London: 1986-).

Listing NGR: SO9970802529

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
365114
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Rudder, S , The History and Antiquities of Cirencester, (1780)
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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