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Description: Forecourt Retaining Wall Approximately 70 Metres to South West of Loton Park
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 258934
OS Grid Reference: SJ3563914663
OS Grid Coordinates: 335639, 314663
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7258, -2.9544
SJ 3514 ALBERBURY WITH ALBERBURY
12/29 Forecourt retaining wall
- approx. 70 metres to
south-west of Loton Park
Forecourt retaining wall. Circa 1840. Roughly coursed red sandstone rubble
base; red sandstone ashlar parapet and piers. Approximately 40 metres
long with each end canted back; Tudor Gothic style. Parapets to angled
pieces at each end only with chamfered plinths and copings, square inner
end piers with cinquefoil-panelled urn finials, and ramps up to square
gate piers at outer ends with trefoil-panelled sides and gabled tops.
Ha-ha to south-west. Thomas Jones of Chester carried out work at Loton
Park (qv) in c.1830 and c.1838 and might also be responsible for the
retaining wall which forms the fourth side of the forecourt to the
house. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SJ3563914663
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Source: English Heritage
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