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Garden Retaining Wall with Doorway and Summerhouse Adjoining Pitchford Hall to South West

A Grade II Listed Building in Pitchford, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6335 / 52°38'0"N

Longitude: -2.6996 / 2°41'58"W

OS Eastings: 352748

OS Northings: 304196

OS Grid: SJ527041

Mapcode National: GBR BL.7435

Mapcode Global: WH8C7.H2PG

Entry Name: Garden Retaining Wall with Doorway and Summerhouse Adjoining Pitchford Hall to South West

Listing Date: 14 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055536

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259790

Location: Pitchford, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Pitchford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Pitchford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

PITCHFORD C.P. PITCHFORD
SJ 5204-5304
12/131 Garden retaining wall
- with doorway and
summerhouse adjoining
Pitchford Hall to
south-west
GV II
Garden retaining wall with doorway and summerhouse. 1870's or 1880's
by George Devey. Coursed red sandstone rubble, snecked in parts, with
sandstone ashlar dressings, and stone coping. L-plan with circular
summerhouse in south-west corner and returning to Pitchford Hall (qv)
at north. Approximately 100 metres long and approximately 2.5 metres
high, ramped down to approximately 1 metre at east end; doorway in
west wall with chamfered reveals, depressed arch and nail-studded
boarded door with wrought iron strap hinges; short retaining wall to
pathway adjoining to west at this point. Summerhouse with low stone
walls, 3-bay open front with square-section wooden columns and central
entrance, and conical stone slate roof with lead globe finial. The
wall and summerhouse form an important part of the setting of Pitchford
Hall (qv) by enclosing the large lawn to its south.

Listing NGR: SJ5274704191

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