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Southern Screen with Attached Terrace Walls and Gate Piers, Buscot

Description: Southern Screen with Attached Terrace Walls and Gate Piers

Grade: II
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

Location: Buscot Park, Buscot, Oxfordshire SN7 8BU

Locality: Buscot
Local Authority: Vale of White Horse District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN7 8BU

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Listing Text

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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