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Loggia Circa 70 Metres West of Pigeon Tower in Lord Leverhulme's Terraced Gardens at Sd 639 143, Rivington

Description: Loggia Circa 70 Metres West of Pigeon Tower in Lord Leverhulme's Terraced Gardens at Sd 639 143

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 184427

OS Grid Reference: SD6389914328
OS Grid Coordinates: 363899, 414328
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6242, -2.5473

Location: Belmont Road, Rivington, Lancashire BL6 7SB

Locality: Rivington
Local Authority: Chorley Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BL6 7SB

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Listing Text

SD 61 SW
14/173 Loggia c.70 metres west of
Pigeon Tower in
Lord Leverhulme's "Terraced
- Gardens" at SD 639 143

Loggia overlooking former boating lake, in gardens designed and laid out
from 1906 by T.H. Mawson for Lord Leverhulme. Sandstone slate. Three
semi-circular arches on the south side and one on the west side, carried on
columns of stacked slates with moulded caps, voussoirs of similar slates,
thin cornice, altered parapet to a flat deck. Access to deck by a flight
of stone steps abutting at the right end, which is integral part of whole
design between this item and the Pigeon Tower. Listed as reasonably intact
element of formerly very large total design of the gardens of Leverhulme's
former Rivington Bungalow. Reference: M.D. Smith Leverhulme's Rivington
(Chorley, 1984) ch 6 and illustration p.55.

Listing NGR: SD6390014300

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Source: English Heritage

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