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Latitude: 51.841 / 51°50'27"N
Longitude: -2.0511 / 2°3'3"W
OS Eastings: 396575
OS Northings: 215825
OS Grid: SO965158
Mapcode National: GBR 2MY.J8J
Mapcode Global: VHB1X.DZJK
Entry Name: Wall with Doorways to the South and East of the Church of St Giles
Listing Date: 22 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1091771
English Heritage Legacy ID: 135007
Location: Coberley, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL53
Civil Parish: Coberley
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Coberley St Giles
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO 91 NE
5/55 Wall with doorways to the south
and east of the Church of
Wall. Probably C17. Coursed squared and dressed limestone faced
in ashlar on the south. 'L'-shaped plan comprising an east - west
and a north - south section both c25m in length. The wall formerly
screened Coberley Court, demolished 1790, from the church and
originally formed part of a more extensive network. Viewed from
the south from left to right: round-headed doorway with a dressed
moulded surround, pulvinated frieze and a triangular pediment which
formerly opened into a walled formal garden to the west of Coberley
Court; early graffiti representing a bearded man; traces of a
return wall formerly running southwards; low round-headed doorway,
now blocked, with a moulded surround, keystone and imposts which
formerly opened into the garden immediately north of Coberley
Court; single-light splayed window with a moulded and lugged
surround to the right; similar window on the east facing side of
the wall close to the corner which has banded rustications.
Battlements with roll-moulded merlons and embrasures remain on part
of the north - south section. (Engraving of c1712 by Kip in
Atkyn's The History of Gloucestershire; also shown in V.C.H.
Gloucestershire, Vol VII)
Listing NGR: SO9657515825
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