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Gate Piers and Flanking Wall to Barrington Park Estate

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barrington, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8068 / 51°48'24"N

Longitude: -1.7124 / 1°42'44"W

OS Eastings: 419926

OS Northings: 212056

OS Grid: SP199120

Mapcode National: GBR 4RF.RVW

Mapcode Global: VHBZR.8VL8

Entry Name: Gate Piers and Flanking Wall to Barrington Park Estate

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340829

English Heritage Legacy ID: 130747

Location: Barrington, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, OX18

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Barrington

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Great Barrington St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

BARRINGTON A40
SP 11 SE
(north side)
5/15 Gate Piers and flanking wall to
Barrington Park Estate
GV II*
Pair of gate piers and flanking wall. C18, reputedly by William
Kent (q.v. Barrington Park). Ashlar. Large rectangular piers c4m
in height set back from the road and flanked by quadrant walls c2m
in height which curve out towards the road. The whole entrance is
c30m in width. The lower two-thirds of each pier is constructed
from flat-chamfered rusticated ashlar blocks, divided from the
upper third by a band. The upper part is decorated with single
swags on the north and south sides and foliate bosses within
moulded oval margins on the other two sides. Triangular pediments.
Flat coping to the flanking walls which terminate at small piers
(obscured by foliage at the time of resurvey - June 1986). The
wall is ramped downwards to the right and left of each of these
piers.
(V.C.H. Vol. VI, P.18).

Listing NGR: SP1992612056

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