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Latitude: 52.6819 / 52°40'54"N
Longitude: -0.6934 / 0°41'36"W
OS Eastings: 488424
OS Northings: 310152
OS Grid: SK884101
Mapcode National: GBR CRF.ZD1
Mapcode Global: WHGLM.BV1D
Entry Name: Terrace Parapet,retaining Wall and Staircase
Listing Date: 18 September 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1073793
English Heritage Legacy ID: 187290
Location: Burley, Rutland, LE15
Civil Parish: Burley
Traditional County: Rutland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland
Church of England Parish: Cottesmore, Barrow St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: Peterborough
SK 81 SE BURLEY
3/9 Burley on the Hill:
Terrace parapet, retaining
wall and staircase
Formal terrace on south front of house C18. Long low parapet, balustraded,
alternating with moulded stone panels, above high stone retaining wall
containing shallow arched recesses. 2 symmetrical flights of steps with
stone balustrades and sweeping stone rail rise to the central projecting
section of terrace. It may be the sole survivor of 3 tiered terraces
built by Daniel Finch, c1710, though possibly as reconstructed by Repton
who was responsible for the removal of the lower terrace, c1796.
Buckingham's house also had tiered terraces, so that this represents
a continuing of the tradition. From a distance, it acts as an important
visual base and foundation of the house.
Listing NGR: SK8842410152
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