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Garden Wall and Gates, About 80 Metres South of Taynton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Taynton, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8964 / 51°53'47"N

Longitude: -2.4046 / 2°24'16"W

OS Eastings: 372254

OS Northings: 222063

OS Grid: SO722220

Mapcode National: GBR NRFP.14B

Mapcode Global: VH942.8LMK

Entry Name: Garden Wall and Gates, About 80 Metres South of Taynton House

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1341922

English Heritage Legacy ID: 125779

Location: Taynton, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL19

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

Civil Parish: Taynton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Taynton St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/243 Garden wall and gates, about
80m south of Taynton House


Garden wall, gates, piers and railings; late C17 or early C18;
ashlar stone, Flemish garden wall bond brickwork, wrought iron.
Square gate piers, wall and railing each side, wall beyond on
right. Piers moulded base, rusticated quoins with brick plaques
between shorter quoins, moulded edge to cap, step, roll to ogee
centre, iron spike. Nib for double gates: top rail sweeps up to
hanging style: mixed spiral and flat bars, former flat finial,
latter spiral. Scroll decoration to upperhalf centre bar in each
gate, terminated scrolls, ball and spike; scroll decoration to 2
bars in lower half. Ironwork to gates lighter than to railings,
maybe renewed. Either side of gateway about 4m of low wall, ashlar
coping, railing above, alternate flat and spiral as gates, leaded
into stone: in centre each length scroll decoration to upright,
ball and spike finial: further scroll decoration to uprights at
quarter lengths. Each end wall receives end of railing, then
curves down to lower height; double weathered coping to outer
face. On right, with back to house, wall extends to corner about
26m from gateway, curving up again at end. Forms part of group
with house and farm buildings (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SO7225422063

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

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