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Balustrading, Steps, Piers and Gates, Checkley

Description: Balustrading, Steps, Piers and Gates

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 274939

OS Grid Reference: SK0275039271
OS Grid Coordinates: 402750, 339271
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9508, -1.9605

Location: Checkley, Staffordshire ST10 4HY

Locality: Checkley
Local Authority: Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
County: Staffordshire
Country: England
Postcode: ST10 4HY

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Listing Text


9/135 Balustrading, steps,
piers and gates to the
south of Orangery, 200m
N.E. of Heath House


Balustrading, steps, piers and gates. Circa 1830 by James Trubshaw.
Stone. The balustrading and low retaining wall flank a rectangular sunken
garden to the south of the Orangery (qv). The walls are divided into bays
by piers capped by urns; the balustrading is round arched top and (inversely)
bottom; steps are set at the south end and a pair facing each other to the
north end; a semicircle of wll leads to the entrance (axial with the south
steps and Orangery [qv]) with cast iron decorative piers, urns, poppyhead
rails and gates. The formal garden of box hedges completes the excellent
setting for the Orangery. The original drawing has been retained showing
the layout much as executed with the exception of the semicircular
entrance bay; a large triumphal arch was suggested which must have been

Listing NGR: SK0275039271

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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