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Park Wall, Shaftesbury

Description: Park Wall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 20 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 102016

OS Grid Reference: ST8626222881
OS Grid Coordinates: 386262, 122881
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0052, -2.1972

Location: Gold Hill, Shaftesbury, Dorset SP7 8HB

Locality: Shaftesbury
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: SP7 8HB

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There is also a scheduled monument, Abbey Precinct Wall on Gold Hill, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Park Wall
ST 8622 2/39 20.6.52.
Bounding Gold Hill on its West side. Originally the boundary wall to the
Abbey precincts at their South East corner. It is built on an outcrop
of rock and forms a retaining wall to the steep open strip known as "Park".
It is of stone ashlar with large buttresses of various dates, some battered,
some with offsets. Near its lower end is a blocked opening with segmental
head. [See RCHM]. Scheduled AM.

Listing NGR: ST8622422826

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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