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Wall Incorporating Dovecote and an Open Fronted Store to the North of Great Rissington Manor, Great Rissington

Description: Wall Incorporating Dovecote and an Open Fronted Store to the North of Great Rissington Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130882

OS Grid Reference: SP1944517154
OS Grid Coordinates: 419445, 217154
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8526, -1.7191

Location: Great Rissington, Gloucestershire GL54 2FN

Locality: Great Rissington
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL54 2FN

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Listing Text

SP 1917-2017
9/149 Wall incorporating dovecote
and an open-fronted store
to the north of Great Rissington
Wall and open-fronted store in the grounds of Great Rissington
Manor. Probably built c1929 as part of garden designed by
Falconer, Baker and Campbell. Limestone rubble wall. Corrugated
iron roof to the open-fronted store. The wall c3m in height, runs
west from the gable end of the north range for about 20m, at which
point there is a pier c4m in height with a pagoda-shaped dovecote
at the top of the wall then returns north towards for c3m to join
the gable end of the open-fronted store. Another wall then runs
away at right angles from about half-way along the rear wall of the
store. The wall linking the north range to the dovecote has flat
coping and an opening flanked by square piers adjacent to the gable
end of the north range. Corner pier with pagoda-shaped dovecote
with projecting moulded landing platforms and pyramidal finial with
a small ball at the apex. The other sections of walling have
saddleback coping. Four-bay open-fronted store facing east. Each
bay is divided by a square stone-built pier.
(P. Cane, Modern Gardens, British and Foreign, 1926, p70-72; and
J. Sales, West Country Gardens, 1980, p65)

Listing NGR: SP1944517154

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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