Description: Retaining Walls, Steps and Fountain to East and South of Formal Garden at Broughton Hall
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
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SD 95 SW BROUGHTON THE PARK
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
Source: English Heritage
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