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Balustrading and Steps Immediately South of Cowley Manor, Cowley

Description: Balustrading and Steps Immediately South of Cowley Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 135035

OS Grid Reference: SO9646614624
OS Grid Coordinates: 396466, 214624
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8302, -2.0527

Location: Cowley, Gloucestershire GL53 9NL

Locality: Cowley
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL53 9NL

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Listing Text

SO 9614

10/85 Balustrading and steps immediatel
south of Cowley Manor


Steps and retaining walls to terraces south of Cowley Manor.
Probably built c1860 for James Hutchinson. Ashlar. Retaining
walls to three terraces; centrally placed double flight of steps
from the upper terrace; single flights of steps at the centre of
the other terraces. Pedestals with urns, some now lost, to the
upper terrace; steps down with foliate scrollwork to the
balustrade; pilasters becoming pedestals on the south side of the
steps, two retaining urns; small rectangular panels to the
pilasters decorated with the figures of the four seasons. Stone
bench seat at the eastern end of the upper terrace. The retaining
wall to the middle terrace also retains some urns.
(Country Life 4.8,1906)

Listing NGR: SO9646614624

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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