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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

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3468 / 51°20'48"N

Longitude: -2.2475 / 2°14'51"W

OS Eastings: 382856

OS Northings: 160886

OS Grid: ST828608

Mapcode National: GBR 1SC.GL6

Mapcode Global: VH96W.0D5W

Entry Name: 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

Listing Date: 23 August 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1036053

English Heritage Legacy ID: 312566

Location: Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, BA15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Bradford-on-Avon

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Bradford-on-Avon Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


1. HOLT ROAD
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

II* GV
2.
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: ST8285660886

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