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Terrace Retaining Wall Gate Piers Gates and Steps Approximately 7 Metres South East of Ford House, Ford

Description: Terrace Retaining Wall Gate Piers Gates and Steps Approximately 7 Metres South East of Ford House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 258970

OS Grid Reference: SJ4128813880
OS Grid Coordinates: 341288, 313880
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7194, -2.8706

Location: Severnford Gardens, Ford, Shropshire SY5 9LE

Locality: Ford
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 9LE

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Listing Text

SJ 4013-4113 FORD C.P. FORD

13/65 Terrace, retaining wall,
- gate piers, gates
and steps approx.
7 metres to south-east
of Ford House


Terrace retaining wall, gate piers, gates and steps. Early C18. Red brick
with red sandstone coping. T-plan; approximately 51 metres long and 2 metres
high, returning at north-east end. Flight of eleven grey sandstone steps
on axis of south-east door of house with Cl9 cast iron balustrade; pair
of square brick piers in line with end walls of house with stone caps,
each consisting of moulded cornice and large globe finial; pair of
barrel-vaulted brick chambers beneath terrace flanking steps, both with
stone hingeblocks (no doors at time of survey-July 1985), that to north-east
with segmental-headed entrance and arched recess in rear wall; wall returning
to south-east at north-east end, ramped down to gateway with wrought-iron
gate and square brick pier with chamfered coping; returning to north-west
with flight of 10 brick steps up to pair of wrought-iron gates and square
brick piers, each with stone caps consisting of moulded cornices and large
globe finials. V.C.H., Vo1. VIII, pp.225-6. -

Listing NGR: SJ4128813880

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Source: English Heritage

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