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Description: Garden Terrace, Railings and 2 Gateways, South of Gatehouse
Date Listed: 9 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 193325
OS Grid Reference: SK9282826603
OS Grid Coordinates: 492828, 326603
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8290, -0.6237
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EASTON EASTON PARK
SK 92 NW
6/84 railings and 2
gateways, south of
Garden terrace, railings, 2 gateways and gates. c.1840. Ashlar
and cast iron. Single tall terrace reached by flight of steps
with plain sides. The terrace wall has shallow projecting
buttresses and a moulded top. To the right a gateway has squared
piers with panelled and jewelled sides supported on scrolls, and
the tops of the piers terminate in broken segmental pediment.
Above the central gateway is reached up 5 steps. It is flanked
by square piers with corniced, orbed tops. The gates are ramped
to the centre and have crested overthrow with shells and the
Cholmeley cypher. The flanking walls have cast iron lattice
screens with roundels to the top rail, decorative side panels,
linked by square piers with cornice tops. Built as part of the
formal gardens to Easton Hall, seat of the Cholmeley family. The
house, which was demolished in 1951, stood to the west of the
terrace. Country Life, 25/1/1902.
Listing NGR: SK9282826603
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Source: English Heritage
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