WALLS, PIERS AND BRIDGE ABOUT 40 METRES WEST OF ENTRANCE TO CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1211312
Date first listed:
15-Aug-1985
Statutory Address:
WALLS, PIERS AND BRIDGE ABOUT 40 METRES WEST OF ENTRANCE TO CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

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Location

Statutory Address:
WALLS, PIERS AND BRIDGE ABOUT 40 METRES WEST OF ENTRANCE TO CHURCHYARD OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

District:
South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Dodington
National Grid Reference:
ST 75133 79889

Details

ST 77 NE DODINGTON C.P. DODINGTON PARK

6/62 Walls, piers and bridge about 40 metres west of entrance to G.V. churchyard of Church of St. Mary

II

Walls, piers and bridge. Early C19. Brick walls with stone dressings, volcanic stone at tunnel entry and part of tunnel. Walls about 50 metres long, splayed at each end, about 2 metres high to north and one metre high to south, with stone plinth and coping, brick piers at about 8 metre intervals; at western end a pair of stonesquare piers with rectangular recesses to sides and hipped tops; at western and eastern approaches to bridge, pairs of similar piers; on top of bridge a pair of stone piers with cornice and hipped top. Northern tunnel entry in volcanic stone has wide arch with large keystone, 5 inner arches to vault each with pendant keystone, each springing from pilaster, continuous cornice, first bay of tunnel vault faced in variegated coloured volcanic stones, yellow, black and grey, other bays faced in brick. South tunnel entry has some volcanic stone missing, revealing brick core, similar arch and inner curtain wall set back with smaller segmental-headed entry and heavy keystone, small triangular opening to each side. Part of ornamental walk around Dodington Park (q.v.), with appearance of grotto, in poor condition at time of survey (September 1984).

Listing NGR: ST7513479889

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
395721
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic interest in England, Part 1 Avon,

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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