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Walls and Piers Forming Boundary to Garden of Cassey Compton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Withington, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8328 / 51°49'57"N

Longitude: -1.9294 / 1°55'45"W

OS Eastings: 404961

OS Northings: 214908

OS Grid: SP049149

Mapcode National: GBR 3PM.509

Mapcode Global: VHB25.H6WB

Entry Name: Walls and Piers Forming Boundary to Garden of Cassey Compton House

Listing Date: 23 January 1952

Last Amended: 11 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1089326

English Heritage Legacy ID: 129254

Location: Withington, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Withington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Withington St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SP 01 SW WITHINGTON -

7/149 Walls and piers forming
boundary to garden of Cassey
23.1.52 Compton House
(formerly listed with Manor House)

GV II

Boundary walls and piers with urns. Mainly C17, wall in front of
stableblock early/mid C18. Mostly limestone ashlar, some faced to
coursed and dressed stone. Wall runs parallel to stableblock, then
c80m to south at its west end and c80m to east, in front of house.
Walls range in height from c1m - c4m. Wall north of canal ramped
up and down in places. Walls west and south of canal vary in
height according to changes in ground level. Piers on south
(removed from original position), square with fielded panels on
sides, moulded cappings and fine urn finials with gadrooning at
base and delicate foliate carving incorporating roses, fruit and
grotesque heads around top and forming finials. Saddleback coping
to low wall between piers. Flat coping sloped outwards to other
walls. (Atkyn's History of Gloucestershire, engraving of c1712 by
Kip).


Listing NGR: SP0496114908

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