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Description: Garden Walls, Gateway and Terrace Balustrade Immediately to North of Cranborne Manor House
Date Listed: 18 March 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 107341
OS Grid Reference: SU0531213281
OS Grid Coordinates: 405312, 113281
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9190, -1.9258
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11/4 Garden walls, gateway
and terrace balustrade
18.3.55 immediately to north of
Cranborne Manor House
Walls, gateway and terrace balustrade. Walls probably early C17, gateway C18
and terrace balustrade of 1610, remade 1647. Walls of flint and rubble with
weathered stone coping. Gatepiers of rusticated ashlar with moulded caps and
ball finials. Terrace balustrade of stone with symmetrical turned stone
balusters; approached up a short flight of steps. The original gateway and
terrace were reputedly broken by Parliamentary troops in 1643. (RCHM, Dorset,
vol. V, p.10, no.4.)
Listing NGR: SU0530713283
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Source: English Heritage
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