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Coleshill Park, Great Piers, Including Cast Iron Gates*, Coleshill

Description: Coleshill Park, Great Piers, Including Cast Iron Gates*

Grade: I
Date Listed: 10 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 251512

OS Grid Reference: SU2420793916
OS Grid Coordinates: 424207, 193916
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6435, -1.6516

Location: B4019, Coleshill, Oxfordshire SN6 7PT

Locality: Coleshill
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN6 7PT

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Listing Text

SU29SW Coleshill Park, Great
3/45 Piers, including cast
10/11/52 iron gates*
Gatepiers and gates. Circa 1650, contemporary with Coleshill House and
probably by its architect, Sir Roger Pratt. A pair of rectangular piers
closely modelled on the chimney stacks of the house with rusticated panels
on all sides, those on the N and S sides with inner egg and tongue moulding.
Bracketed cornice and carved stone vases. The S sides of the piers have
features that were incorporated into the staircase hall of the house -framed
and recessed roundels holding classical busts and below these shell headed
niches arranged as seats with moulded architraves and small key blocks.
Good late C18 cast iron gates between piers inscribed "GLOUCESTER FOUNDERY"
* (Formerly listed as "Remains of Coleshill House including the great
gatepiers, two pairs of gatepiers on the drive and pair of gatepiers at yard

Listing NGR: SU2420793916

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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