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South Gatepier, Quadrant Wall, Railings and Pier at Entrance to Perdiswell Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Claines, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.2149 / 52°12'53"N

Longitude: -2.2208 / 2°13'14"W

OS Eastings: 385011

OS Northings: 257431

OS Grid: SO850574

Mapcode National: GBR 1FY.3CL

Mapcode Global: VH92M.GL9F

Plus Code: 9C4V6Q7H+XM

Entry Name: South Gatepier, Quadrant Wall, Railings and Pier at Entrance to Perdiswell Park

Listing Date: 22 May 1954

Last Amended: 27 June 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389773

English Heritage Legacy ID: 488724

Location: St. Stephen, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR3

County: Worcestershire

District: Worcester

Electoral Ward/Division: Claines

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Worcester

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Claines

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Description



WORCESTER

SO85NE DROITWICH ROAD
620-1/2/217 (East side)
22/05/54 South gatepier, quadrant
wall, railings and pier
at entrance to
Perdiswell Park
(Formerly Listed as:
PERDISWELL PARK
(East side)
Stable block of former
Perdiswell Hall. Gate
piers at drive entrance.

GV II

Formerly known as: Coach House.
Includes: South gatepier, quadrant wall, railings and pier at
entrance PERDISWELL PARK.
Gate pier, quadrant wall with railings and end pier. Gatepier
1788, with quadrant walls, pier and railings probably c1880;
urn renewed c1980s. Rusticated ashlar pier approximately 3.5
metres high with Coade stone panel to frieze and surmounting
urn. Frieze shows reclining female figure representing
'Agriculture' and is inscribed 'COADE ...' (otherwise worn).
Rough coursed stone uadrant walls approximately 1 metre high
with curved ashlar copings and cast-iron railings with
round-arched arcade and spearhead bars, extending for
approximately 12 metres to rough coursed stone end pier with
peaked cap approximately 2 metres high.
HISTORICAL NOTE: forms the entrance to the former Perdiswell
Hall (demolished 1956), and now to Perdiswell Park together
with North gate pier, quadrant wall, railings and pier (qv).
The North gate pier is dated 1788. The Stable Block and walled
garden of former Perdiswell Hall remain (qv).
Pevsner describes the Coade stone reliefs as 'beautiful'.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner: N: Worcestershire:
Harmondsworth: 1968-1985: 335; NMR: Photographs).


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