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Terrace Retaining Wall Approximately 14 Metres to North-East of Loton Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Alberbury with Cardeston, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7267 / 52°43'36"N

Longitude: -2.9539 / 2°57'14"W

OS Eastings: 335674

OS Northings: 314768

OS Grid: SJ356147

Mapcode National: GBR B8.17FP

Mapcode Global: WH8BJ.LQLH

Entry Name: Terrace Retaining Wall Approximately 14 Metres to North-East of Loton Park

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175436

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258929

Location: Alberbury with Cardeston, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Alberbury with Cardeston

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Alberbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

12/24 Terrace retaining wall
- approx. 14 metres to
north-east of Loton Park


Terrace retaining wall. Dated 1835, probably by Thomas Jones of Chester.
Uncoursed red sandstone rubble with red sandstone ashlar dressings and
parapet. Shallow U-plan; approximately 80 metres long, returning to
south-west at each end. Parapet with chamfered plinth (forming string course
to north-east), chamfered coping, 2 sections with square-section
balusters, and ramped up to centre at south-east end; square piers with
urns; chamfered depressed arch at south-east end leading to barrel-vaulted
tunnel beneath terrace (keystone dated 1835 and brick in tunnel dated 1842).
Thomas Jones carried out alterations at Loton Park (qv) in c.1830 and c.1838
and was probably responsible for the terrace, in front of the c.1711
north-east front.

Listing NGR: SJ3567414768

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