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Balustrading, Steps, Piers and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Checkley, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9508 / 52°57'2"N

Longitude: -1.9605 / 1°57'37"W

OS Eastings: 402750

OS Northings: 339271

OS Grid: SK027392

Mapcode National: GBR 37V.WPX

Mapcode Global: WHBD9.V3L5

Entry Name: Balustrading, Steps, Piers and Gates

Listing Date: 8 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1037931

English Heritage Legacy ID: 274939

Location: Checkley, Staffordshire Moorlands, Staffordshire, ST10

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands

Civil Parish: Checkley

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Checkley St Mary and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SK 03 NW CHECKLEY C.P. HOLLINGTON ROAD (south side)

9/135 Balustrading, steps,
piers and gates to the
south of Orangery, 200m
N.E. of Heath House

GV II

Balustrading, steps, piers and gates. Circa 1830 by James Trubshaw.
Stone. The balustrading and low retaining wall flank a rectangular sunken
garden to the south of the Orangery (qv). The walls are divided into bays
by piers capped by urns; the balustrading is round arched top and (inversely)
bottom; steps are set at the south end and a pair facing each other to the
north end; a semicircle of wll leads to the entrance (axial with the south
steps and Orangery [qv]) with cast iron decorative piers, urns, poppyhead
rails and gates. The formal garden of box hedges completes the excellent
setting for the Orangery. The original drawing has been retained showing
the layout much as executed with the exception of the semicircular
entrance bay; a large triumphal arch was suggested which must have been
rejected.


Listing NGR: SK0275039271

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