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Terraces with Ornamental Balustrades and Steps to South of the Hall, Including Retaining Walls Runni, Bradford-on-Avon

Description: Terraces with Ornamental Balustrades and Steps to South of the Hall, Including Retaining Walls Runni

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 August 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 312566

OS Grid Reference: ST8285560886
OS Grid Coordinates: 382855, 160886
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3468, -2.2475

Location: 2 Woolley Street, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1JZ

Locality: Bradford-on-Avon
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA15 1JZ

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Listing Text

5411 (South Side)

Terraces with ornamental
balustrades and steps
to south of the Hall,
including retaining walls
running to east and west
and garden wall with
gatepiers to east side
of terraces
ST 8260 2/65A

In front of the house is a paved terrace with open strapwork balustrades
surmounted by ornamental urns and carved lions. Ashlar. Probably early
C18. Central steps with similar balustrades lead down to a lawn, from
each side of which further steps lead to the main lawn at a lower level.
Fronting the lawns to east and west of the house, and joined to the balustrades
of upper terrace, are high retaining walls. Probably earlyCl8. Coursed
rubble with flat pilasters topped by carved stone urns. Similar lower
retaining walls (probably late C19 in date) front the intermediate terraces
to east and west of the house. One pair of gatepiers set in a wall at
east end of the lower terrace. Probably C18. Ashlar. Piers have stepped
corners and moulded entablatures supporting finely carved stone pineapples.
Double wrought-iron gates with foliated scrolls. Also pair of gatepiers
to east of north front. Probably C18. Ashlar. Urns on top.

The Hall forms a group with its terraces, walls, gatepiers, balustrades,
2 garden seats and wall around the grounds.

Listing NGR: ST8285560886

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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