BEACH HALL (THE SUMMER HOUSE) CIRCA 5 METRES SOUTH OF WITCOMBE PARK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1304582
Date first listed:
04-Jul-1960
Statutory Address:
BEACH HALL (THE SUMMER HOUSE) CIRCA 5 METRES SOUTH OF WITCOMBE PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
BEACH HALL (THE SUMMER HOUSE) CIRCA 5 METRES SOUTH OF WITCOMBE PARK

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Tewkesbury (District Authority)
Parish:
Great Witcombe
National Grid Reference:
SO 91152 14434

Details

GREAT WITCOMBE WITCOMBE PARK SO 91 SW

7/103 Beach Hall (The Summer House) c5m south of Witcombe Park 4.7.60

II*

Summer house. Formerly dated 1697, date no longer visible; interior altered C19. Limestone plinth, coarse render over lathing above with exposed timber uprights with Ionic capitals at each corner; stone slate roof with red brick stack. Square plan. The building formerly stood at the corner of a walled garden, part of which still exists. West front: central Cl9 door with 6 flush panels and a moulded architrave, reached via 5 segmental limestone steps. Twelve-pane sash with a moulded architrave to the right- hand return. Part-glazed C19 door with glazing bars at the- rear, entered through walled garden. Ogee-curved roof on a 12-sided base with large wooden brackets with simple foliate decoration, above the level of the eaves. Cube sundial with metal gnomon on all 4 sides, ball finial and weather vane. Interior: simple C19 fireplace; ceiling now collapsed revealing the early roof structure which comprises a single vertical upright from which raking struts radiate out to the common rafters. Floor in state of decay and holes beginning to appear at time of resurvey - February 1987. (David Verey, The Buildings of England: The Vale and the Forest of Dean, 1980)

Listing NGR: SO9115214434

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
135053
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Verey, D , The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire 2 The Vale and The Forest of Dean, (1970)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12899/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian L Crossley. Source Historic England Archive
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