Description: Steps and Lower Terraces in Garden at Iford Manor
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 314686
OS Grid Reference: ST8008658922
OS Grid Coordinates: 380086, 158922
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3290, -2.2872
ST 85 NW WESTWOOD IFORD
6/238 Steps and lower terraces in
garden at Iford Manor
Three flights of steps linked by terraces, ascending from courtyard
at east end of Iford Manor (q.v.). Circa 1905 by H.A. Peto.
Rubble stone terrace revetment walls with ashlar piers. Lowest
flight of steps flanked by C18 square piers with fielded panels and
moulded cappings with lead urns, flanking revetment walls with flat
coping. Middle terrace has revetment walls with coping swept up to
square plinths with lead urns, canted recess with C15 Italian
wellhead. Upper terrace steps flanked by C13 Comacine Italian
marble lions with plain columns surmounted by standing figures,
rubble stone revetment walls with coping also framing steps. One
of Peto's earliest improvements to the gardens at Iford Manor.
(E. Cartwright-Hignett, The Gardens at Iford Manor, 1985)
Listing NGR: ST8008658922
Source: English Heritage
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