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Gateway Boundary Wall to the South of Norton Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Norton, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.558 / 51°33'28"N

Longitude: -2.167 / 2°10'1"W

OS Eastings: 388518

OS Northings: 184362

OS Grid: ST885843

Mapcode National: GBR 1PY.BXX

Mapcode Global: VH95Y.D37G

Entry Name: Gateway Boundary Wall to the South of Norton Manor

Listing Date: 3 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023216

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318056

Location: Norton, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Norton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Norton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

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

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

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