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ABBEY PRECINCT WALL

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.

Name: ABBEY PRECINCT WALL

List entry Number: 1206289

Location

ABBEY PRECINCT WALL, GLOUCESTER ROAD

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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Tewkesbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Mar-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 25-Apr-1994

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 376763

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TEWKESBURY

SO83SE GLOUCESTER ROAD, Victoria Gardens 859-1/2/391 (West side) 04/03/52 Abbey Precinct wall (Formerly Listed as: MILL STREET (South side) Remains of Abbey Wall adjoining Victoria Gardens)

GV II

Remains of Abbey Precinct wall, now boundary to Abbey Court (not included). Late medieval, rough squared and coursed limestone and sandstone. A run of approx 100m wall from the S end of Abbey Barton (qv), returning for approx 30m to a pier at the Gloucester Road. From Abbey Barton a length of approx 6m rises to 3.5m, then steps down to approx 2m, variable, as the top of wall only partly coped, and much overgrown (July 1991). Where stone remains full height, heavy saddle-back copings sometimes in-situ. The return section is variable in height, stopped to a rectangular sandstone pier to stepped pyramidal capping. An important historical remnant from the Benedictine abbey, the wall reappears in part across the road in Abbey Cottages (qv).

Listing NGR: SO8889632422

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National Grid Reference: SO 88896 32422

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