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Forecourt Walls, Terrace and Gates to South of Hazelbury Manor, Box

Description: Forecourt Walls, Terrace and Gates to South of Hazelbury Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 317008

OS Grid Reference: ST8355668311
OS Grid Coordinates: 383556, 168311
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4136, -2.2378

Location: Bathford, Bath and North East Somerset SN13 8HX

Locality: Box
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN13 8HX

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Listing Text


2/146 Forecourt walls, terrace and gates
to south of Hazelbury Manor


Enclosing walls, gates and terrace, later C17, and 1920-25 by Sir
H. Brakspear rubble stone and ashlar. Two fine south gate piers,
banded ashlar with moulded cornices and pulvinated friezes carrying
ornate urns with attached shields to front and rear. Carved arms
of Sir H. Speke (died 1661) with emblem of baronetcy awarded 1660.
Inner face of piers breaks forward with C20 wooden gates. Rear of
each pier has recessed shell-headed niche low down. Enclosing
garden are rubble stone walls with ridged ashlar coping, side walls
stepped up twice towards north ends. At each end of terrace along
south front of house are gateways, to west pair of C18 panelled
ashlar piers with cornices, ball finials and C20 iron gates, to
east Tudor-arched chamfered doorway with plank door. South terrace
has ashlar balustrade in 6 sections each side with moulded rail,
square piers with strap work panelling, turned balusters,
apparently all of c1920-25 but based on C17 fragments.

Listing NGR: ST8355668311

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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