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Description: Garden Walls to North of Chilworth Manor
Date Listed: 14 June 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 288347
OS Grid Reference: TQ0265547895
OS Grid Coordinates: 502655, 147895
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2210, -0.5314
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TQ 04 NW ST MARTHA CP BLACKSMITHS LANE
4/90 Garden Walls to
14.6.67 North of Chilworth Manor
Garden walls. Early C18 enclosing site of C17 flower garden with terraces
set into hillside. Sandstone rubble with flint galleting, coped and
dressed with red brick. Built on a sloping site the walls increase in
height towards the south, circa 10' high to north, 15' to south side.
Buttressed every 15' on west side with corner pier/turret to south west
angle under stone corbelled capital and brick stringcourses. Connected
to main house by short wall with arched entrance. In the centre of the
north and west sides are rusticated brick entrance piers with brick
dentils to moulded tops. Space between on north side filled with plinth
wall carrying railings above. Terrace across north end of garden. The
walls and garden terraces are attributed to Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough.
Listing NGR: TQ0265547895
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Source: English Heritage
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