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Retaining Wall and Statues and Observatory Pond

A Grade II Listed Building in Aighton, Bailey and Chaigley, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8453 / 53°50'43"N

Longitude: -2.4705 / 2°28'13"W

OS Eastings: 369143

OS Northings: 438891

OS Grid: SD691388

Mapcode National: GBR CR5Z.Y9

Mapcode Global: WH96H.0LWY

Entry Name: Retaining Wall and Statues and Observatory Pond

Listing Date: 29 December 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072340

English Heritage Legacy ID: 182910

Location: Aighton, Bailey and Chaigley, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, BB7

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Aighton, Bailey and Chaigley

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Hurst Green St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 63 NE AIGHTON, BAILEY & STONYHURST
CHAIGLEY

8/23 Retaining wall and statues and
29.12 .52 Observatory Pond
GV
II


Pond, c.1700 with later alterations. Comprises a low circular retaining
wall with sandstone coping and 5 statues. In the centre is a lead statue
of Regulus on a stone base. On the south side is a sandstone pedestal
with moulded plinth and cornice supporting a sandstone sundial plate with
incised markings and a brass gnomon. To the west is a similar pedestal
supporting a finial and ball. To the east is a similar object of slightly
different design. To the north is a polygonal sundial with numerous
gnomons showing the time in various parts of the world, also on a pedestal
of square section.


Listing NGR: SD6914038891

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