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Forecourt Retaining Wall Approximately 70 Metres to South West of Loton Park, Alberbury with Cardeston

Description: Forecourt Retaining Wall Approximately 70 Metres to South West of Loton Park

Grade: II
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

Location: Cardeston, Shropshire SY5 9AJ

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

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Listing Text

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

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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