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Retaining Wall on East Side of Pond Situated About 50 Yards North-West of Hanbury Hall, Hanbury

Description: Retaining Wall on East Side of Pond Situated About 50 Yards North-West of Hanbury Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 September 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 147809

OS Grid Reference: SO9434763761
OS Grid Coordinates: 394347, 263761
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2720, -2.0843

Location: Hanbury, Worcestershire WR9 7EA

Locality: Hanbury
Local Authority: Wychavon District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR9 7EA

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Listing Text

SO 96 SW
3/133 Retaining wall on east
side of pond situated
about 50 yards north-west
of Hanbury Hall
Retaining wall. Early C18, rebuilt mid-C19. Brick in English garden wall
bond with sandstone coping. Roughly a quadrant about 20 yards long with a
west end return and terminating at north end in square pier with pyramidal
capping. The wall was originally linked to one of a pair of pavilions forming
a boundary between the formal garden layout by George London and the pond and
deer park beyond (the original layout is clearly illustrated in a perspective
drawing of 1732 by Joseph Dougharty). (Hanbury Hall, The National Trust Official
Guidebook, 1981, p 27-30; VCH 3 (ii), p 372-3; Country Life xxxix, p 502;
CXLiii 18, 16, gardens x 368).

Listing NGR: SO9434763761

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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