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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1089326
English Heritage Legacy ID: 129254
Location: Withington, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54
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
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)
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
Listing NGR: SP0496114908
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