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Description: Garden Wall to South of Stanway House
Date Listed: 7 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 134911
OS Grid Reference: SP0612532327
OS Grid Coordinates: 406125, 232327
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9894, -1.9122
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STANWAY STANWAY VILLAGE
13/125 Garden Wall, to south of
Garden wall. Probably late C17 or early C18. Ashlar wall.
Wall extends about 43m away from gatehouse along side of road:
turns at angle to run about 40m along lane to Estate Yard.
Section by road about 4m high, vertical joint to gatehouse:
plinth, capping in 3 courses, sloping outwards towards road,
overhanging wall at foot. Three paired oval openings, moulded
surrounds with keys. At corner wall reduces in height to about
2m, with flat top: blocked doorway near far end, flat stone
lintel. On garden side ground much higher: oval openings at back
of rectangular recesses, moulded, eared surrounds. Between
openings are small recesses with ogee heads, 5 in all. Stub of
demolished wall extending at right angles to first section at
corner: lower wall thickened slightly at far end. Walls appear
on Kyp engraving of 1712.
(Atkyns, The Ancient and Present State of Gloucestershire, 1712;
D. Verey, Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds, 1970)
Listing NGR: SP0612332314
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Source: English Heritage
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