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Retaining Walls, Steps and Fountain to East and South of Formal Garden at Broughton Hall, Broughton

Description: Retaining Walls, Steps and Fountain to East and South of Formal Garden at Broughton Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 324412

OS Grid Reference: SD9432350832
OS Grid Coordinates: 394323, 450832
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9536, -2.0880

Location: Broughton, North Yorkshire BD23 3AE

Locality: Broughton
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 3AE

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Listing Text


2/33 Retaining walls, steps
and fountain to east
and south of formal
garden at Broughton


Retaining wall, steps and fountain, 1855. By W A Nesfield. Low solid stone wall
to earth bank behind Broughton Hall, which runs for c 130m from Garden Pavilion
(qv) to a point west of the conservatory at the rear of the Hall. There are two
flights of stone steps, one at the western end which is quite simple and a double
set which accommodates a fountain with clam shell and dolphins. Urns stand on
dais at frequent intervals. Forms part of the semi-formal setting of Broughton
Hall and sets the boundary between the formal and the wilderness gardens.
Country Life, January 29 1981.

Listing NGR: SD9431450822

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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