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Terrace Retaining Wall Approximately 14 Metres to North-East of Loton Park, Alberbury with Cardeston

Description: Terrace Retaining Wall Approximately 14 Metres to North-East of Loton Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 258929

OS Grid Reference: SJ3568014766
OS Grid Coordinates: 335680, 314766
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7267, -2.9538

Location: Cardeston, Shropshire SY5 9AJ

Locality: Alberbury with Cardeston
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 9AJ

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Listing Text

12/24 Terrace retaining wall
- approx. 14 metres to
north-east of Loton Park


Terrace retaining wall. Dated 1835, probably by Thomas Jones of Chester.
Uncoursed red sandstone rubble with red sandstone ashlar dressings and
parapet. Shallow U-plan; approximately 80 metres long, returning to
south-west at each end. Parapet with chamfered plinth (forming string course
to north-east), chamfered coping, 2 sections with square-section
balusters, and ramped up to centre at south-east end; square piers with
urns;chamfered depressed arch at south-east end leading to barrel-vaulted
tunnel beneath terrace (keystone dated 1835 and brick in tunnel dated 1842).
Thomas Jones carried out alterations at Loton Park (qv) in c.1830 and c.1838
and was probably responsible for the terrace, in front of the c.1711
north-east front.

Listing NGR: SJ3568014766

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Source: English Heritage

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