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Gazebo, Westbury Court Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8233 / 51°49'23"N

Longitude: -2.4092 / 2°24'33"W

OS Eastings: 371892

OS Northings: 213926

OS Grid: SO718139

Mapcode National: GBR FZ.WC0Q

Mapcode Global: VH94G.6F6N

Entry Name: Gazebo, Westbury Court Gardens

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1068613

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354358

Location: Westbury-on-Severn, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Westbury-on-Severn

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Westbury-on-Severn St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


11/280 Gazebo, Westbury Court Gardens


Garden house: probably between 1715 and 1725, for Maynard
Colchester II; red brick, Flemish bond; ashlar stone, slate roof.
Square, single storey, with one window per facade. Entrance front
from main garden, brick plinth with stone capping: rusticated
square corner piers. Tall doorway, set above 4 stone steps with
swept wrought-iron handrails. Rusticated stone jambs to doorway,
with outside Corinthian pilasters, bottom third of fluting infilled
with reeds. Moulded capitals to jamb set below capitals to
pilasters: semi-circular head to opening with projecting keystone.
Impost blocks to pilasters. Moulded cornice all round building,
breaking forward for corner piers, and pilasters and keystone to
doorway. Door glazed above 2 fielded panels, renewed to old
pattern in 1970's. Plain brick parapet above cornice, simply
moulded stone coping swept up slightly to corner stone piers,
capped with ball finials. Hipped roof. Moulded stone surround
to windows, with semi-circular heads and dropped keystones: fixed
sashes. Garden wall (q.v.), abuts gazebo at 2 corners by road.
Built as part of Dutch water garden for Westbury Court, house since
demolished. (G. Jackson-Stops, Westbury Court Gardens, 1975,
revised 1984, for National Trust.)

Listing NGR: SO7189213926

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