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Retaining Wall Including Steps,sundial and Doorway Approximately 40m West of Skaiteshill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Chalford, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7207 / 51°43'14"N

Longitude: -2.1651 / 2°9'54"W

OS Eastings: 388694

OS Northings: 202457

OS Grid: SO886024

Mapcode National: GBR 1N0.5FK

Mapcode Global: VH955.F08Q

Entry Name: Retaining Wall Including Steps,sundial and Doorway Approximately 40m West of Skaiteshill House

Listing Date: 24 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091163

English Heritage Legacy ID: 132890

Location: Chalford, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Chalford

Built-Up Area: Chalford

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Chalford Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


SO 8802-8902 CHALFORD SKAITESHILL
(north side)

13/96 Retaining wall including steps,
sundial and doorway approximately
40m west of Skaiteshill House

GV II

Retaining wall approximately 70m long with central opening and
sundial, return wall at west end with doorway. c1805. Coursed
rubble limestone. Wall runs east - west with steps from higher
level at centre, sundial standing on small paved area. Stone steps
pass through narrow opening flanked by re-used stone columns with
ball finials. Lower steps are round-fronted, spreading out into
stone-paved area with sundial as centrepiece, this being baluster-
shaped with octagonal top. Return wall at west end has Gothick
doorway with heavy studded plank door, this terminating main garden
vista.


Listing NGR: SO8869402457

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