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Description: Gazebo and Garden Walls, Minsterworth Court
Date Listed: 26 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 134394
OS Grid Reference: SO7751017015
OS Grid Coordinates: 377510, 217015
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8513, -2.3279
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MINSTERWORTH CHURCH LANE
SO 71 NE
Gazebo and Garden Walls,
Gazebo, garden walls and ha ha. Late C18. Flemish bond
brickwork, stone plinth to gazebo; flat, random rubble to ha ha
wall. Slate roof. Square gazebo, garden walls running from
house and gazebo about 25m towards river, framing east and west
sides of tapering garden, linked by ha ha at river end. Gazebo
about 4m east of garden face of house: double French doors,
fanlight, segmental rubbed brick arch, stone springers and
keystone; plain parapet, pyramid roof behind. Garden wall on
right, at storey height, plain stone coping, sweeps down at end to
below half height. On other side of house similar wall from rear
of service wing, mirroring that on right, except that it has a
doorway cut through part way along. At river end walls linked by
ha ha, stone wall on house side, with steps down in centre set back
behind face of wall. Walls frame garden, tapered for perspective
effect. Forms group with Court (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SO7751017015
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