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Retaining Wall to South Terrace and Eastern Part of Garden Terminating at the Four Faces Avenue

A Grade I Listed Building in Barwick in Elmet and Scholes, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.865 / 53°51'54"N

Longitude: -1.3839 / 1°23'2"W

OS Eastings: 440613

OS Northings: 441155

OS Grid: SE406411

Mapcode National: GBR LRSR.57

Mapcode Global: WHDBD.Q36T

Entry Name: Retaining Wall to South Terrace and Eastern Part of Garden Terminating at the Four Faces Avenue

Listing Date: 22 July 1986

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1066000

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342145

Location: Barwick in Elmet and Scholes, Leeds, LS23

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Barwick in Elmet and Scholes

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Barwick

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

Retaining wall to
8/19 South Terrace and
eastern part of
garden terminating at
the Four Faces Avenue


Retaining wall to the South Terrace and the eastern part of the garden to
Bramham Park. c1727-28 possibly to designs by John Wood the Elder for
Robert Benson. Roughly-dressed sandstone. Long stone wall 10 courses high
with buttressed piers at regular intervals and a semicircular projection to
the centre of the terrace just beyond the end of the T-shaped canal (q.v.).
Attached to west end wall turns north on an irregular line supporting the
garden walks.

Part of an important early C18 landscaped garden after Le Notre clearly
illustrated (aerial photograph) in G. Lane Fox, Bramham Park (guide-book 1985),
cover. Mentioned in English Heritage, Register of Parks and Gardens, Grade I

Listing NGR: SE4061341155

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