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Description: Terrace Walls and Steps to Parterre Garden East of Blickling Hall
Date Listed: 28 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 228664
OS Grid Reference: TG1799728612
OS Grid Coordinates: 617997, 328612
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8110, 1.2332
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TG 12 NE BLICKLING HALL
4/5 Terrace walls and steps
to Parterre garden
east of Blickling Hall
Garden walls and steps to east and south sides of formal garden. Laid out
1872 to designs by W.E. Nesfield and Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt. Red brick walls
with moulded copings and plain piers. To the east, the piers have ball and
urn finials. Walls incorporate recessed shelters with blind semicircular
headed arcading; panelled piers with gadrooned urn-finials. Central stone
steps up to east flanked by a pair of herms set against the terrace walks;
steps flanked at upper level by a pair of recumbent figures, half female/half
beast. Ref: "Blickling Hall" The National Trust 1985.
Listing NGR: TG1799728612
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Source: English Heritage
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