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Gates and Gate Piers and Walls to the South of Wootton Hall with Wootton Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Wootton Wawen, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.2665 / 52°15'59"N

Longitude: -1.7747 / 1°46'29"W

OS Eastings: 415469

OS Northings: 263169

OS Grid: SP154631

Mapcode National: GBR 4KR.VGS

Mapcode Global: VHB04.693C

Entry Name: Gates and Gate Piers and Walls to the South of Wootton Hall with Wootton Bridge

Listing Date: 5 April 1967

Last Amended: 28 October 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382252

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482618

Location: Wootton Wawen, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B95

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Wootton Wawen

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Wootton Wawen St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


1457-1/5/179 (North side)
05/04/67 Gates, gate piers and walls to
south of Wootton Hall, with Wootton
(Formerly Listed as:
Main gateway at Wootton Hall)


Gates, gate piers, adjoining low parapet wall to west for
approx. 6m and to east along Stratford Road for approx. 125m,
and then forming balustrade to Wootton Bridge for approx. 24m,
and bridge. Gates c1906, otherwise c1690 with insertion of
milestone on bridge in 1806; restorations to balustrade
including those of c1906 for Capewell Hughes and late C20.
Cast-iron gates, otherwise lias stone ashlar piers and
balustrade with replacement cement balusters and reddish-brown
brick bridge.
Double gates incorporating piers surmounted by lamps and
pedestrian gates have bars embellished with panels of
scrollwork, and scrolled cresting. Main gate piers have
rusticated shafts and entablature, that to left surmounted by
ball finial.
Balustrade curves towards piers and has moulded plinth
surmounted by bulbous balusters and shaped copings,
interrupted at intervals by piers with moulded base and
cornice. The balustrade continues to bridge incorporating, to
north side, a milestone inscribed `To / London / 100 Miles /
Stratford on Avon 6 / Henley in Arden 2 / Birmingham 8 /
1806'; and to south side a pier inscribed `The / Stone Parapet
/ of this Bridge / was erected by / G H Capewell Hughes Esq JP
/ Wootton Hall / 1906'.
Bridge has 3 round arches with ashlar keystones and cutwaters.
The piers and balustrade are shown on a watercolour for
Capewell Hughes showing the park in the mid-C18.
All the listed items on the Wootton Hall Estate (Wootton Park)
form a group.

Listing NGR: SP1546963169

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

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