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Description: West Terrace Walls,steps and Seat at Briggens House Hotel 20 Metres South of House
Date Listed: 19 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 159964
OS Grid Reference: TL4136611164
OS Grid Coordinates: 541366, 211164
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7813, 0.0479
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TL 41 SW HUNSDON HARLOW ROAD (A414)
2/27 West Terrace walls,
steps and seat at
- Briggens House Hotel
20 metres S of house
Terrace walls and steps. Circa 1908 for H C Gibbs. Plum brick
with rcessed joints in walls, deeply chamfered stone copings,
stone and moulded stucco seat, York stone paving. Formal lower
terrace to S of house, 80 metres long with seat in recess at .W
end at upper level. 2 flights of 7 semicircular brick steps
project southward, 1 near each end, flanked by low square brick
piers with stone capping set in the long brick retaining wall
with similar capping. Seat modelled in Florentine style with
circular central achievement in the back with motto 'Tenax
roposite'. Possibly part of the same terraced design with the
Portland stone upper terrace and tank attached to the house. An
impressive architectural feature, essential to the setting of the
Listing NGR: TL4136611164
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Source: English Heritage
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