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Garden Wall and Gates, About 80 Metres South of Taynton House, Taynton

Description: Garden Wall and Gates, About 80 Metres South of Taynton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 125779

OS Grid Reference: SO7225422063
OS Grid Coordinates: 372254, 222063
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8964, -2.4046

Location: B4216, Taynton, Gloucestershire GL19 3AW

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

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/243 Garden wall and gates, about
80m south of Taynton House


Garden wall, gates, piers and railings; late C17 or early C18;
ashlar stone, Flemish garden wall bond brickwork, wrought iron.
Square gate piers, wall and railing each side, wall beyond on
right. Piers moulded base, rusticated quoins with brick plaques
between shorter quoins, moulded edge to cap, step, roll to ogee
centre, iron spike. Nib for double gates: top rail sweeps up to
hanging style: mixed spiral and flat bars, former flat finial,
latter spiral. Scroll decoration to upperhalf centre bar in each
gate, terminated scrolls, ball and spike; scroll decoration to 2
bars in lower half. Ironwork to gates lighter than to railings,
maybe renewed. Either side of gateway about 4m of low wall, ashlar
coping, railing above, alternate flat and spiral as gates, leaded
into stone: in centre each length scroll decoration to upright,
ball and spike finial: further scroll decoration to uprights at
quarter lengths. Each end wall receives end of railing, then
curves down to lower height; double weathered coping to outer
face. On right, with back to house, wall extends to corner about
26m from gateway, curving up again at end. Forms part of group
with house and farm buildings (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SO7225422063

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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