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Gazebo and Blow Family Memorials

A Grade II Listed Building in Painswick, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8112 / 51°48'40"N

Longitude: -2.2075 / 2°12'27"W

OS Eastings: 385790

OS Northings: 212526

OS Grid: SO857125

Mapcode National: GBR 1LT.DQ1

Mapcode Global: VH94K.PQBX

Entry Name: Gazebo and Blow Family Memorials

Listing Date: 30 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154910

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131859

Location: Painswick, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL4

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Painswick

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Upton St Leonards St Leonards

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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at NGR SO 857125

6/198 Gazebo and Blow family memorials


Incomplete gazebo; 2 memorial ledger stones to east. 1914-1939.
By Detmar Blow for himself. Random rubble limestone; ashlar
dressings. Square with single round-arched opening to each side
except east; chamfered plinth; 2 slit vents with projecting stone
slate sills on east side.
Interior appears to have been intended to receive a stone groin
vault but only wall arches completed; shelf projects from east
wall. Two memorial ledger stones clOm to east, in field: first
inscribed 'DETMAR BLOW/AND/WINIFRED/HIS WIFE'; second inscribed
"Richard Purcell/BLOW/Elder son of Detmar/and Winifred Blow/1915-
1963". Lettering on first memorial probably by Eric Gill (cf Blow
memorial in Church of St Swithin, Brookthorpe CP, q.v.). Fine
views across Vale of Gloucester. Sited along ridge of escarpment
from Hilles House, Harescombe CP (q.v.), Detmar Blow's house.

Listing NGR: SO8579012526

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

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