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Retaining Wall Including Steps,sundial and Doorway Approximately 40m West of Skaiteshill House, Chalford

Description: Retaining Wall Including Steps,sundial and Doorway Approximately 40m West of Skaiteshill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 132890

OS Grid Reference: SO8869402457
OS Grid Coordinates: 388694, 202457
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7207, -2.1651

Location: Skaites Hill, Chalford, Gloucestershire GL6 8QA

Locality: Chalford
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL6 8QA

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Listing Text

(north side)

13/96 Retaining wall including steps,
sundial and doorway approximately
40m west of Skaiteshill House


Retaining wall approximately 70m long with central opening and
sundial, return wall at west end with doorway. c1805. Coursed
rubble limestone. Wall runs east - west with steps from higher
level at centre, sundial standing on small paved area. Stone steps
pass through narrow opening flanked by re-used stone columns with
ball finials. Lower steps are round-fronted, spreading out into
stone-paved area with sundial as centrepiece, this being baluster-
shaped with octagonal top. Return wall at west end has Gothick
doorway with heavy studded plank door, this terminating main garden

Listing NGR: SO8869402457

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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