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

Map

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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

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History

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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

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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,

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