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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1068613
English Heritage Legacy ID: 354358
Location: Westbury-on-Severn, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL14
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
SO 71 SW WESTBURY-ON-SEVERN WESTBURY VILLAGE
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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