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Description: Terrace Walls to South and West of Toddington Manor
Date Listed: 7 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 134944
OS Grid Reference: SP0354833249
OS Grid Coordinates: 403548, 233249
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9977, -1.9497
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SP 03 SW
3/158 Terrace walls to south and west of
Terrace walls and balustrade, and steps. Probably early-mid C19, by
and for C. Hanbury-Tracy. Coursed, squared stone to wall, ashlar
to balustrade. Long 'L'-plan run, with large offset part way along
one leg. Retaining wall with balustrade over, moulded top and
bottom members, with quatrefoils in St Andrew's cross framing,
divided into bays with plain, vertical member, usually with an urn
above. To south of main part of house, flight of 10 stone steps
with nosings, ramped balustrade each side; large, plain
rectangular plinth each side at top, moulded edge to cap, carrying
statuary. Two bays of wall and balustrade to right, offset of 2 or
3 bays, with further run parallel to house. To left of steps, 2
bays, 2 bays to form corner, and further run of 2 bays parallel to
west face of house, ending in short offset with large urn. Two
bays beyond further steps, similar to first flight: 2 bays to
further offset with large urn and 2 bays of wall and balustrade:
photographs show a return towards house. Close access not
(C. Hussey, English Country Houses - late Georgian, 1800-1840,
Listing NGR: SP0354733249
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Source: English Heritage
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