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Gate Pier and Approx 100 Yards of Retaining Wall to Road Below Willsbridge Castle, Oldland

Description: Gate Pier and Approx 100 Yards of Retaining Wall to Road Below Willsbridge Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 28673

OS Grid Reference: ST6638270668
OS Grid Coordinates: 366382, 170668
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4340, -2.4850

Location: 60 Willsbridge Hill, Hanham Abbots, South Gloucestershire BS30 6DY

Locality: Oldland
County: South Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: BS30 6DY

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Listing Text

Gate pier and
approximately 100 yds of
retaining wall to road
ST 67 SE 4/154 below Willsbridge Castle
Mid to late C19. Massive wall about 100 yds long in pennant rubble supporting
terrace to entrance front of Willsbridge Castle and returned to south-east
with 25 yd crenellated section dying into hillside. Main section has irregular
openings with railings (giving an unusual air of crenellation from below).
Pier to road entrance to north-east end with corniced capping.

Listing NGR: ST6638170669

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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