Description: Southern Screen with Attached Terrace Walls and Gate Piers
Date Listed: 23 November 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 251484
OS Grid Reference: SU2424996726
OS Grid Coordinates: 424249, 196726
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6688, -1.6508
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SU29NW Buscot Park, southern
1/106 screen with attached
terrace walls and gate
Screen, walls and piers. Circa 1935 by Geddes Hyslop for 2nd Baron
Faringdon. Wrought iron and limestone ashlar. Wrought-iron screen, placed
across main axis of mansion (q.v.), is in 3 sections separated by taller
ornamented standards and is flanked by tall ashlar piers with ball finials.
Stone balustrades return around the ends of the main terrace and link to the
plain retaining walls of the lower terraces which extend to the panelled
southern piers of the south-east and south-west entrances to the forecourt,
where they ramp up to raised balustrades. Part of an elaborate formal
landscape scheme surrounding the mansion. (q.v. also east and west
pavilions and walls.)
Listing NGR: SU2424996726
Source: English Heritage
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