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Description: Garden Wall with Gateway Attached to South East Corner of Old Hall
Date Listed: 3 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331133
OS Grid Reference: SE1598564676
OS Grid Coordinates: 415985, 464676
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0778, -1.7572
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BEWERLEY GLASSHOUSES ROAD
SE 16 SE (north side)
8/5 Garden wall with gateway
attached to south-east
corner of Old Hall
Garden wall and gateway. C18. Coursed squared gritstone and ashlar coping.
Approximately 40 metres long and 3 metres high, ramped down 5 times and
following ground slope to edge of Fosse Gill. Gateway: quoined jambs, flat
arch; the wall carried over as a stepped parapet. A square stone panel in
projecting stone surround over west side. The wall is the western boundary
of the large enclosed gardens which served the Old Hall (qv) and its
replacement to the north-west in the C18. The parapet is surmounted at
intervals by pieces of sculpted stone, probably from the remains of the
Fountains Abbey Grange on this site.
Listing NGR: SE1598564676
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Source: English Heritage
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