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Description: Walled Garden to Sledmere House
Date Listed: 7 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 167858
OS Grid Reference: SE9334764763
OS Grid Coordinates: 493347, 464763
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0704, -0.5750
SE 9264-9364 (south side)
17/48 Walled garden to Sledmere
Walled garden. Probably late C18 with later additions and alterations.
Pinkish-red brick in English garden wall bond with ashlar and moulded tile
copings. Octagonal on plan with central dividing wall, wall to west extends
approximately 20 metres and is curved on plan to west. Entrance to west
side an elliptical arch with double board doors between pilaster strips with
stepped ashlar caps and ball finials with ashlar copings to parapet. 3
further pedestrian entrances to south and north sides, 2 with board doors,
all under cambered arches. Opening through central wall an elliptical arch
with ashlar imposts, the whole stepped above the height of the wall and with
ashlar copings and vases to piers. Walls approximately 3 metres high.
Sections of outer walls break forward approximately every 3 metres and to
front are stepped. Mainly moulded tile copings to outer walls, ashlar
copings to inner wall. South-facing walls have heating ducts.
Listing NGR: SE9334764763
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Source: English Heritage
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