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Courtyard Wall and Railings Hartpury House, Hartpury

Description: Courtyard Wall and Railings Hartpury House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 125569

OS Grid Reference: SO7871223008
OS Grid Coordinates: 378712, 223008
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9052, -2.3108

Location: Hartpury, Gloucestershire GL19 3BE

Locality: Hartpury
Local Authority: Forest of Dean District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL19 3BE

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Listing Text


8/37 Courtyard wall and railings
Hartpury House


Courtyard wall and railings; 1896, By Sir Guy Dawber for William
Gordon-Canning. English-bond brick work, ashlar dressings, wrought
iron. Enclose rectangular courtyard in front of Hartpury House
(q.v.) on 3 sides. Gates to park opposite porch to house: short
fixed railings each side of double gates, decorative central
feature above main level. Square, panelled stone piers each side
with cornice and ball finial. Low brick wall, stone coping with
swept top carries railings either side, 5 bays to left, 6 to
right: railings supported by lyre-shaped stone uprights with
cornice, set across wall. Straight top and bottom rails to
railings, decorative feature in centre of each bay, framed vertical
bars. Tall, square brick pillars at front corners, stone bands,
cornice and ball finials, last with vermiculated band around
centre. On right 2 panels return to main entrance gate, piers as
corners, but with nib for gates, returned with stone console to
pier at top. Gates missing. High, plain brick wall links to
house. On left low brick wall forms end of courtyard, returning to
house: 2 openings, with low, square piers, plinth and flat stone
coping with moulded edge (date on House; D. Verey, Gloucestershire,
The Vale and Forest of Dean, 1970; notes at House).

Listing NGR: SO7871223008

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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