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Retaining Wall About 60 Yards East and Terracing About 80 Yards South-East of Holt Castle, Holt

Description: Retaining Wall About 60 Yards East and Terracing About 80 Yards South-East of Holt Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 151758

OS Grid Reference: SO8312862497
OS Grid Coordinates: 383128, 262497
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2604, -2.2486

Location: Holt, Worcestershire WR6 6NJ

Locality: Holt
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR6 6NJ

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Listing Text


2/88 Retaining wall about 60 yards
east and terracing about 80
yards south-east of Holt Castle


Retaining wall and terracing. Retaining wall of early C18 date. South terracing
appears to preserve C16 arrangement. Retaining wall is of handmade brick, with
stone copings and angled brick buttresses. Runs parallel to Castle (qv) on north-
west, south-east axis for about 100 yards and then turns at right angles and runs
approx 30 yards in south-east direction where it incorporates a small doorway,
flanked by brick pilasters and with a wrought iron gate. Terracing runs from
gateway to south-east corner of Castle and includes a flight of stone steps
adjacent to Castle.

Listing NGR: SO8312862497

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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