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Pope's Seat

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.7201 / 51°43'12"N

Longitude: -2.0024 / 2°0'8"W

OS Eastings: 399928

OS Northings: 202375

OS Grid: SO999023

Mapcode National: GBR 2PK.4K2

Mapcode Global: VHB2Q.71R6

Plus Code: 9C3VPXCX+22

Entry Name: Pope's Seat

Listing Date: 14 June 1948

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1204826

English Heritage Legacy ID: 365112

Location: Cirencester, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL7

County: Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Cirencester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cirencester St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

Tagged with: Folly

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578-1/1/350 Pope's Seat


Landscape building. Early C18. Limestone ashlar with
vermiculated rustication to front, coursed squared limestone
to sides and rear; stone slate roof. Small pavilion with
distyle Doric portico in antis with flanking screens with
clasping pilasters. Opening to centre has surround of
pilasters with bands of vermiculated rustication supporting
full entablature and open pediment infilled with vermiculated
voussoirs and with incised lettering POPE'S SEAT in tympanum;
flanking screens have bands of vermiculated rustication and
chamfered coping and round-headed niches with keystones;
clasping pilasters have similar bands of rustication and ball
finials with bands of similar rustication. INTERIOR has
roughcast walls and limestone sett floor; round-headed opening
to rear.
(EH Gardens Register: Gloucester: Grade I: London: 1986-).

Listing NGR: SO9992802375

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