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Gateway Boundary Wall to the South of Norton Manor, Norton

Description: Gateway Boundary Wall to the South of Norton Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 318056

OS Grid Reference: ST8851884362
OS Grid Coordinates: 388518, 184362
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5580, -2.1670

Location: Church Lane, Norton, Wiltshire SN16 0JX

Locality: Norton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN16 0JX

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Listing Text

ST 88 SE
(north side)
5/59 Gateway and Boundary
Wall to the south of
Norton Manor

Ornamental gateway and boundary wall. Gateway 1623, re-erected
and set in new boundary wall in 1901. Ashlar gateway, coursed
rubble wall with flush rusticated dressed stone quoins and ashlar
copings. Wrought iron gate and railings. Round-arched gateway
with moulded jambs, bracketed keystone, coved spandrels with
roundel decoration and gabled lintel with ball finials to ends.
Low wall ramped to gateway and at ends: ball finials to ends and
simple lance railings. Similar railings to gate. Gateway
resited during Captain C.H. Fenwick's ownership of Norton Manor
(q.v.), probably under the supervision of F.A. Lawson of Stroud.
See also corresponding gateway under Sherston Road (south side).
(June Badeni, Wiltshire Forefathers, 1960.)

Listing NGR: ST8851884362

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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