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Garden Wall and Statue to East of Highnam Court, Running Up to Billiard Room

A Grade II Listed Building in Highnam, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8723 / 51°52'20"N

Longitude: -2.3007 / 2°18'2"W

OS Eastings: 379390

OS Northings: 219348

OS Grid: SO793193

Mapcode National: GBR 0JL.F5F

Mapcode Global: VH94B.26JJ

Entry Name: Garden Wall and Statue to East of Highnam Court, Running Up to Billiard Room

Listing Date: 26 November 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305671

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134322

Location: Highnam, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL2

County: Gloucestershire

District: Tewkesbury

Civil Parish: Highnam

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Highnam Holy Innocents

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

HIGHNAM
SO 7819-7919
9/31 Garden wall and statue to east of
Highnam Court, running up to
Billiard Room
GV II
Garden wall with gate and niche containing statue. Mid C19 for T.
Gambier-Parry. English bond brickwork with ashlar dressings. Wall
about 2.2 and 2.7m high, with plain stone capping. Wall extends
about 4m from Billiard Room to east: square rusticated pier with
moulded cap, gadrooned urn, matched opposite side gate. Between
piers moulded stone surround with semi-circular head set in length
of wall, wrought-iron double gates with infill over. Above
scrolled broken pediment in stone, with mid C19 coat of arms in
reconstructed stone (probably Pulhamite). To right of gateway
vertical joint in brickwork, top of wall lowered, c100mm offset in
face, about 9m from Billiard Room. Semi-circular niche about 6.5m
further east, moulded surround, half-dome, wall swept up above.
Interior up one stone step, C17 stone statue of Hercules, on square
base, with club and lion skin. Wall continues a further llm to a
rusticated pier. First part of wall and gateway C17, second part
C19, largely back wall of conservatory, since demolished. Statue
thought to have been originally in niche on south face of house.
(A. Oswald, article in Country Life, CVII, 1950; Gloucs. R.O.,
D 2586, Highnam Memoranda)


Listing NGR: SO7939019348

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