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Garden Terraces and Steps to South East of Haddon Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Nether Haddon, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1938 / 53°11'37"N

Longitude: -1.6488 / 1°38'55"W

OS Eastings: 423557

OS Northings: 366364

OS Grid: SK235663

Mapcode National: GBR 580.PYL

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.NZ1D

Entry Name: Garden Terraces and Steps to South East of Haddon Hall

Listing Date: 12 July 1967

Last Amended: 14 February 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158083

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81026

Location: Nether Haddon, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Nether Haddon

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Bakewell All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 26 NW PARISH OF NETHER HADDON HADDON ROAD
2/29 (North Side)
12.7.67 Garden terraces and steps to
SE of Haddon Hall, (formerly
listed as 'Balustrades and
steps at Haddon Hall')
GV II*


Garden terraces and steps. Partly mid C16 and partly early C17. Rubble limestone
and ashlar gritstone. Series of four garden terraces, down to river level, with
high dry stone limestone rubble retaining walls and flights of steps between levels.
The early C17 top terrace has a balustrade with central steps to lower terrace on
its southern side, made up of five bay arcades of square rusticated balusters with
semi-circular headed arches between, with projecting keystones, topped by wide
handrail and linked by large rusticated piers, surmounted by large ball finials.
The lower terrace is in turn supported by high walls to south-east and south-west,
each with a series of massive, dry stone wall, battered buttresses. Similar wall
with buttresses to south-west, supporting the path near the Chapel, with a long
flight of steps down to river level at southern end. Two lower terraces, partly paved
with steps between them at eastern corner. All these lower terraces possibly
date from mid C16 when the south-east range of the west courtyard was reconstructed.
Sources see Country Life CVI pp 1884 (1949).


Listing NGR: SK2355766364

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