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Terracing, Steps, Balustrades and Footbridge to Gardens of Osmaston Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Osmaston, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9815 / 52°58'53"N

Longitude: -1.6995 / 1°41'58"W

OS Eastings: 420275

OS Northings: 342725

OS Grid: SK202427

Mapcode National: GBR 49B.34T

Mapcode Global: WHCFC.VBX5

Entry Name: Terracing, Steps, Balustrades and Footbridge to Gardens of Osmaston Manor

Listing Date: 12 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158558

English Heritage Legacy ID: 81412

Location: Osmaston, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE6

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

Civil Parish: Osmaston

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Osmaston St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 24 SW PARISH OF OSMASTON OFF LIME AVENUE
5/71 (South Side)
Terracing, steps,
balustrades and foot-
bridge to gardens of
Osmaston Manor
GV II


Terracing, steps, balustrades and footbridge, the remains of the formal gardens to
the demolished Osmaston Manor. Late 1840s by Stevens of Derby. Rock faced limestone
and sandstone ashlar. Footbridge over drive at north east corner has broad segmental
arch with voussoirs, impost blocks and keystone. Four bay balustrades above, each
bay with four plain round arches. Steps up at south end, piers with obelisks. Two
sides of courtyard wall to south, attached to rubblestone walls with remains of copings
and balustrades, forming two terraces down the hillside and overlooking the lake.
Balustraded tower - like projection at east corner. Flights of stone steps at each
end and in the middle. Main central flight of steps divides in two and has remains
of stone balustrade. Round-arched alcove beneath. Lower flight descends to stylised
quatrefoil pond.


Listing NGR: SK2027542725

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