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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1066000
English Heritage Legacy ID: 342145
Location: Barwick in Elmet and Scholes, Leeds, LS23
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
BARWICK IN ELMET AND SCHOLES BRAMHAM PARK
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
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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