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Conservatory,30 Yards to North of the Gatehouse to Leyhill

A Grade II Listed Building in Tortworth, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.631 / 51°37'51"N

Longitude: -2.4436 / 2°26'36"W

OS Eastings: 369395

OS Northings: 192554

OS Grid: ST693925

Mapcode National: GBR JY.8D1J

Mapcode Global: VH87Y.L8KJ

Entry Name: Conservatory,30 Yards to North of the Gatehouse to Leyhill

Listing Date: 5 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136940

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34734

Location: Tortworth, South Gloucestershire, GL12

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Tortworth

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Tortworth St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


1/137 Conservatory, 30 yards to north
of the Gatehouse to Leyhill

Conservatory. Mid - late C19 by Ewan Christian. Coursed rubble walls with
freestone dressings; cast iron ribbed dome roofs (the glass is missing) behind
parapets. In an Early English style, cross plan with apsidal north and south
wings. South elevation. Apsidal centre of 7 bays: Early English columns with
foliate octagonal capitals; pointed arches. Flanking the centre are 2 bay
arcades with 4-centred arches and buttresses between. The east and west gable
ends are entirely cast iron on a plinth; the thin ribs form tracery with heart
shaped heads. Former single storey boiler room projects in the north east
corner. (Verey D, The Buildings of England : Gloucestershire, the Vale and
Forest of Dean, 1970).

Listing NGR: ST6939592554

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