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Latitude: 51.8526 / 51°51'9"N
Longitude: -1.7191 / 1°43'8"W
OS Eastings: 419443
OS Northings: 217148
OS Grid: SP194171
Mapcode National: GBR 4QV.XW9
Mapcode Global: VHBZK.5P1N
Entry Name: Wall Incorporating Dovecote and an Open Fronted Store to the North of Great Rissington Manor
Listing Date: 28 May 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1152791
English Heritage Legacy ID: 130882
Location: Great Rissington, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL54
Civil Parish: Great Rissington
Built-Up Area: Great Rissington
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Great Rissington St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
GREAT RISSINGTON GREAT RISSINGTON MANOR
9/149 Wall incorporating dovecote
and an open-fronted store
to the north of Great Rissington
Wall and open-fronted store in the grounds of Great Rissington
Manor. Probably built c1929 as part of garden designed by
Falconer, Baker and Campbell. Limestone rubble wall. Corrugated
iron roof to the open-fronted store. The wall c3m in height, runs
west from the gable end of the north range for about 20m, at which
point there is a pier c4m in height with a pagoda-shaped dovecote
at the top of the wall then returns north towards for c3m to join
the gable end of the open-fronted store. Another wall then runs
away at right angles from about half-way along the rear wall of the
store. The wall linking the north range to the dovecote has flat
coping and an opening flanked by square piers adjacent to the gable
end of the north range. Corner pier with pagoda-shaped dovecote
with projecting moulded landing platforms and pyramidal finial with
a small ball at the apex. The other sections of walling have
saddleback coping. Four-bay open-fronted store facing east. Each
bay is divided by a square stone-built pier.
(P. Cane, Modern Gardens, British and Foreign, 1926, p70-72; and
J. Sales, West Country Gardens, 1980, p65)
Listing NGR: SP1944317148
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