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Piers, Statues and Gates About 21 Metres North of Old Down House

A Grade II Listed Building in Olveston, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.5872 / 51°35'13"N

Longitude: -2.5641 / 2°33'50"W

OS Eastings: 361012

OS Northings: 187746

OS Grid: ST610877

Mapcode National: GBR JR.CCQ3

Mapcode Global: VH882.HCTL

Entry Name: Piers, Statues and Gates About 21 Metres North of Old Down House

Listing Date: 5 December 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128932

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35290

Location: Olveston, South Gloucestershire, BS32

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Olveston

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Olveston

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


8/181 Piers, statues and gates about
21 metres north of Old Down House

- II

Piers with surmounting statues, gates and screen. Italian baroque, imported
early C20. Limestone and wrought iron. About 20 metres in length. Central
pair of gate piers of square plan, carved on south face with grotesque masks and
twined ribbons, cornice and plinth, each surmounted by statue of putto with
drapery carrying a cornucopia. Wrought iron gates. 5 similar piers to each
side surmounted by bowl of fruit, all in reconstituted limestone except piers to
right and left, to right surmounted by fluted urn. Wrought iron screen between
each pier.

Listing NGR: ST6101287746

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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