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Coleshill Park, Great Piers, Including Cast Iron Gates*

A Grade I Listed Building in Coleshill, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6434 / 51°38'36"N

Longitude: -1.6514 / 1°39'4"W

OS Eastings: 424220

OS Northings: 193902

OS Grid: SU242939

Mapcode National: GBR 5VS.WWX

Mapcode Global: VHC0K.BYBK

Entry Name: Coleshill Park, Great Piers, Including Cast Iron Gates*

Listing Date: 10 November 1952

Last Amended: 23 November 1990

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1052691

English Heritage Legacy ID: 251512

Location: Coleshill, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN6

County: Oxfordshire

District: Vale of White Horse

Civil Parish: Coleshill

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Coleshill

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

COLESHILL
SU29SW Coleshill Park, Great
3/45 Piers, including cast
10/11/52 iron gates*
I
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
entrance")


Listing NGR: SU2422093902

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