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Retaining Walls, Balustrades and Steps of South Terraces, with Urns

A Grade II Listed Building in Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8417 / 51°50'30"N

Longitude: -0.9367 / 0°56'12"W

OS Eastings: 473349

OS Northings: 216437

OS Grid: SP733164

Mapcode National: GBR C11.HZ6

Mapcode Global: VHDTW.QZ40

Entry Name: Retaining Walls, Balustrades and Steps of South Terraces, with Urns

Listing Date: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124330

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42292

Location: Waddesdon, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Waddesdon

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Waddesdon with Over Winchendon and Fleet Marston

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SP 7216-7316 WADDESDON WADDESDON MANOR GROUNDS

10/145 Retaining walls, balustrades and
steps of S. terraces, with urns.
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GV II

Retaining walls to upper and fountain terraces, balustrades, steps and
urns. Late C19, with set of 6 early-mid C18 urns. Retaining walls to upper
terrace are of ashlar with moulded coping, those to fountain terrace are
partly brick. Stone balustrades above have moulded square balusters,
panelled piers and C19 marble urns for flowers. 12 stone steps to centre
between terraces have arrangement of 6 C18 carved marble urns attributed to
the Baurscheits' workshop at Antwerp. Urns have mythological relief
scenes, scroll handles with mask-heads, carved covers with ball finials and
stone baluster pedestals. Centre of S.E. side of fountain terrace has paired
flights of steps leading down to small patio. Centre of S.W. side also
has paired flights of steps arranged in pattern of 2 ovals, leading down to
garden.
(Catalogue No. 104)


Listing NGR: SP7334916437

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