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Garden Walls and Gate Piers Immediately South-West of Gowthorpe Manor House Q.v. 6/108, Swardeston

Description: Garden Walls and Gate Piers Immediately South-West of Gowthorpe Manor House Q.v. 6/108

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 226993

OS Grid Reference: TG2081402283
OS Grid Coordinates: 620814, 302283
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5735, 1.2572

Location: Swardeston, Norfolk NR14 8DS

Locality: Swardeston
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR14 8DS

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Listing Text


6/109 Garden walls and
gate piers immediately
south-west of
Gowthorpe Manor House
q.v. 6/108


Garden walls and gate piers, C16-C18, brick and flint. Walls enclosing
garden c.30 x 35m.. Gateway to south of 2 large rusticated brick piers
with overhanging caps having small stone ball finials. Wall to west of
gate piers partly of whole flint to external face; brick in irregular bond
to internal face; 2 shaped brick gables (former attached buildings lost).
Wall to east of gate piers with rebuilt external face; internal face of
C18 brick in Flemish bond. Interior faces of return walls to west and east
of brick, both with 4 small segmental headed recesses; external face to
east return of English garden wall bond, small semi-circular headed doorway
to north; external face to west return of broken flint, erratics and some
limestone, with later brick to upper courses; wide attached plinth to north
of C17 brick. Enclosing wall to north of brick to internal face and broken
flint with re-used dressed limestone to external face; pergola of 4 square
columns of stone dressed flint.

Listing NGR: TG2081402283

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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