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Boundary and Garden Walls, Gates, Piers and Gazebo at Wick Street House, Painswick

Description: Boundary and Garden Walls, Gates, Piers and Gazebo at Wick Street House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 133560

OS Grid Reference: SO8613007616
OS Grid Coordinates: 386130, 207616
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7671, -2.2024

Location: Wick Street, Painswick, Gloucestershire GL6 7QN

Locality: Painswick
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL6 7QN

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Listing Text

SO 80 NE
(west side)
5/363 Boundary and garden walls,
gates, piers and gazebo at
Wick Street House
Walls to road and enclosing garden to east and south of house, piers, gates and
gazebo. Mostly C17, but some C20 work, probably by Detmar Blow. Limestone,
some ashlar, some squared, some dry stone. To road, a pair of square piers with
domed caps and ball finials, opposite entrance door and with chinoiserie gates
to strap hinges, flanked by walls with brick inner lining. To right, wall
returns to house in squared stone to weathered coping, a single gate and gate
pier at junction with house. To left the wall runs back, swept down to pair of
gates, then to gazebo to semi-circular plan on stone base, to semi-dome with
stone slate carried on wood structure at intermediate level; wall then returns.
to house and pair of gates in pair of large square piers. A fine complement to
the house (q.v.), and containing the sundial (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SO8613007616

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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