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Balustraded Retaining Wall with Gateways, Steps and Ha-Has to Rear of Woolverstone Hall, Woolverstone

Description: Balustraded Retaining Wall with Gateways, Steps and Ha-Has to Rear of Woolverstone Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 277326

OS Grid Reference: TM1957338662
OS Grid Coordinates: 619573, 238662
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0029, 1.1975

Location: Woolverstone, Suffolk IP9 1AU

Locality: Woolverstone
Local Authority: Babergh District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP9 1AU

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Listing Text

7/47 Balustraded retaining wall
with gateways, steps and
- ha-has to rear of
Woolverstone Hall
Retaining wall with gates and ha-has. 1850s by W A Nesfield for Berners family.
Artificial stone and brick with cast and wrought iron gates. Rusticated ha-has
from 1-2 metres in height. Rusticated walls surmounted by balustrades. Opposed
gateways have corniced piers with banded ball finials. Central gates flanked
by railings with fleur-de-lys bars and spearhead dogbars. Gates with central
oval and scrollwork. Forms part of garden layout illustrated in Gardeners
Chronicle 16.2.1867 p158.

Listing NGR: TM1957338662

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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