WALL AND GATES TO ENTRANCE COURTYARD, STANWAY HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1303822
Date first listed:
07-Sep-1987
Statutory Address:
WALL AND GATES TO ENTRANCE COURTYARD, STANWAY HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
WALL AND GATES TO ENTRANCE COURTYARD, STANWAY HOUSE

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Tewkesbury (District Authority)
Parish:
Stanway
National Grid Reference:
SP 06109 32396

Details

STANWAY STANWAY VILLAGE SP 0632-0732 13/124 Wall and gates to entrance courtyard, Stanway House GV I Wall and gates. Probably c1630. Ashlar stone. 'L' plan wall, round 2 sides courtyard, from gatehouse (q.v.) to house (q.v.); gateway in centre of each side. Wall about 2.75m high, with ridged stone coping in 2 courses, roll ridge: wall steps up each side of gateways, coping returned up vertical face of step. Gateway opposite door to house: double doors up 2 stone steps, doors with applied ribs, fluted fan top, semi-circular head. Projecting, rusticated quoins each side, voussoirs stepped on outer face, large keystone. Moulded string course and cornice to raised wall over: broken scrolled pediment framing rusticated pier, moulded top, shell finial: shell finials at foot of pediment. Gateway opposite gatehouse: wide archway, 4-centred arch; rusticated piers each side, plain impost blocks, rusticated spandrels, large keystone. Scrolled, broken pediment framing centre block with semi-circular recess, plain impost block running round back of niche, moulded surround to semi-circular head. Moulded top, shell finial over, and to feet of pediment. Either side archway similar niches to that in pediment, but larger. Apparently built with gatehouse: may be by Timothy Strong. One gate leads to churchyard. (Sir R. Atkyns, The Ancient and Present State of Gloucestershire, 1712; D. Verey, Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds, 1970.

Listing NGR: SP0610232398

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
134910
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Atkyn, R, The Ancient and Present State of Gloucestershire, (1712)
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 1 The Cotswolds, (1970)
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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Date: 22 Jan 2007
Reference: IOE01/16208/36
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