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The Gateway, Minchinhampton

Description: The Gateway

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 133075

OS Grid Reference: SO8452801893
OS Grid Coordinates: 384528, 201893
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7156, -2.2253

Location: King's Stanley, Gloucestershire GL5 5BB

Locality: Minchinhampton
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL5 5BB

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Listing Text


15/283 The Gateway


Eyecatcher folly, converted into house. Late C18, for Sir George
Onesiphorus Paul. Random thin-bedded rubble limestone. Two
round 2-storey towers with gateway between. Three stone Y-
traceried pointed arched Gothick windows to upper floor of each
tower, 2 below either side of pointed doorway with lattice-
patterned door. Cross slits in high parapets to towers,
quatrefoils at higher level. Flat roofs to towers. Linking wall
with crenellated parapet has large 4-centred archway, now with
recessed C20 infill. C20 lean-to concrete block built addition to
rear is not of special interest. Built to be seen against wooded
back-drop from Sir George's Rodborough Manor, situated on opposite
side of small valley.
(B. Jones, Follies and Grottoes, 1974; and D. Verey,
Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, 1979.

Listing NGR: SO8452801893

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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