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

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 365114

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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,

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