PYRAMID IN GROUNDS OF STANWAY HOUSE, ABOUT 300 METRES TO THE EAST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1303832

Date first listed: 07-Sep-1987

Statutory Address: PYRAMID IN GROUNDS OF STANWAY HOUSE, ABOUT 300 METRES TO THE EAST

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Location

Statutory Address: PYRAMID IN GROUNDS OF STANWAY HOUSE, ABOUT 300 METRES TO THE EAST

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 06446 32422

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

In the entry for:

STANWAY STANWAY VILLAGE SP 06 32 - 0732 13/128 Pyramid in grounds of Stanway House, about 300m to the east

the grade shall be amended to read: Grade II* (star)

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STANWAY STANWAY VILLAGE SP 0632-0732 13/128 Pyramid in grounds of Stanway House, about 300m to the east GV II Ornamental garden building. 1750 for Robert Tracy (datestone). Ashlar masonry. Square building. Towards house: moulded plinth, rusticated quoins to corners; central opening with semi- circular head, balustrade across bottom, widely spaced iron glazing bars: rusticated quoins to jambs, extending up into rusticated panel over of same width framing plaque. Moulded cornice, blocking course, gadrooned urn finials at corners, steep square, stone pyramid above with swept foot. Interior, room reduced to octagon with 4 semi-circular recesses, shell in head; openings to 4 main sides, balustrade only across east and west ones. Above level of removed ceiling double fins in corners, carrying circular cone, rubble stone lower part, brick above. Built as memorial to John Tracy (latin inscription on plaque), at top of cascade: cascade removed mid C19. Forms group with House (q.v.). (D. Verey, Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds, 1970; Lord Neidpath, Stanway House, 1984)

Listing NGR: SP0644632422

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 134914

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Neidpath, Lord , Stanway House, (1984)
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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