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Balustrading and Steps Immediately South of Cowley Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Cowley, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8301 / 51°49'48"N

Longitude: -2.0527 / 2°3'9"W

OS Eastings: 396464

OS Northings: 214615

OS Grid: SO964146

Mapcode National: GBR 2N4.9TC

Mapcode Global: VHB23.C8NC

Entry Name: Balustrading and Steps Immediately South of Cowley Manor

Listing Date: 22 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340156

English Heritage Legacy ID: 135035

Location: Cowley, Cotswold, Gloucestershire, GL53

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cotswold

Civil Parish: Cowley

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Cowley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 9614

10/85 Balustrading and steps immediatel
south of Cowley Manor


Steps and retaining walls to terraces south of Cowley Manor.
Probably built c1860 for James Hutchinson. Ashlar. Retaining
walls to three terraces; centrally placed double flight of steps
from the upper terrace; single flights of steps at the centre of
the other terraces. Pedestals with urns, some now lost, to the
upper terrace; steps down with foliate scrollwork to the
balustrade; pilasters becoming pedestals on the south side of the
steps, two retaining urns; small rectangular panels to the
pilasters decorated with the figures of the four seasons. Stone
bench seat at the eastern end of the upper terrace. The retaining
wall to the middle terrace also retains some urns.
(Country Life 4.8,1906)

Listing NGR: SO9646414615

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