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Description: Walls, Gate Piers and Gates Forming Forecourt, and Walls, Gazebos, Gate Piers and Gates Forming Sout
Date Listed: 11 April 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 308309
OS Grid Reference: SP1736372174
OS Grid Coordinates: 417363, 272174
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3474, -1.7465
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LAPWORTH PACKWOOD LANE
SP17SE (West side)
1/47 Walls, gate piers and gates
11/04/67 forming forecourt, and walls,
gazebos, gate piers and gates
forming S garden to P. House
(Formerly listed as Walls and
gazebos to forecourts and
south garden enclosure)
Walls, gatepiers and gates to forecourt. Mid C17, restored C20. Red brick.
Rusticated brick gatepiers to centre of east side, with wrought iron gates.
Walls, gazebos, gatepiers and gates to south garden. Mid C17. Red brick; old
plain-tile pyramidal roofs to north-east and north-west gazebos; old plain-tile
edges to flat roofs of south-east and south-west gazebos. South walls form
raised terrace. with bee-boles to south side. Central rusticated brick gatepiers
with wrought iron gates and overthrows to south and west sides, those to west
are early C20. South-east gazebo: probably early C20. Round-arched doorway to
west and north side. South-west gazebo: probably mid C17. Round-arched doorway
to east and north side. Painted wood bench and stone round table to interior.
Oval window to south has shell surround to inner face. North-east and north-west
gazebos: probably mid C17 with pyramidal old plain-tile roofs. 2-storey,
single-bay range. Plank doors to ground and first floors towards garden. Moulded
brick cornices. Interiors not inspected. History: probably built by John
Featherston, who probably planted the Yew Garden, traditionally said to represent
the "Sermon on the Mount".
(Buildings of England: Warwickshire: 1966, pp370-371; Packwood House: National
Trust guide book, 1987)
Listing NGR: SP1736372174
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Source: English Heritage
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