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Forecourt Walls, Gate Piers and Gate Approximately 20 Metres to East of Longner Hall, Atcham

Description: Forecourt Walls, Gate Piers and Gate Approximately 20 Metres to East of Longner Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 259280

OS Grid Reference: SJ5288911048
OS Grid Coordinates: 352889, 311048
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6951, -2.6985

Location: Atcham, Shropshire SY4 4TG

Locality: Atcham
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 4TG

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Listing Text


3/54 Forecourt walls, gate
- piers and gate approximately
20 metres to east of Longner


Forecourt walls, gate piers and gate. Circa 1803, probably by John Nash.
Red sandstone sahlar. L-plan, approximately 80 metres long; returning
to north-east with gate piers. Moulded plinth and chamfered coping,
ramped up to west. Square piers with moulded plinths, arched-panelled
sides, and pyramidal caps. Centre part of each section balustraded with
4-centred arched arcading. Solid return wall to north-east has pair of
octagonal gate piers with moulded plinths, battlemented pyramidal caps, and
3-bar wooden gate between. Humphry Repton landscaped the grounds at
Longner circa 1803-4 and his Red Book is kept in the house.

Listing NGR: SJ5288911048

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Source: English Heritage

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