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Retaining Wall, Gate and Steps to Alford House Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Lynton and Lynmouth, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2281 / 51°13'41"N

Longitude: -3.8352 / 3°50'6"W

OS Eastings: 271956

OS Northings: 149260

OS Grid: SS719492

Mapcode National: GBR L1.2VN1

Mapcode Global: VH4M9.GDVC

Entry Name: Retaining Wall, Gate and Steps to Alford House Hotel

Listing Date: 9 June 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201139

English Heritage Legacy ID: 376484

Location: Lynton and Lynmouth, North Devon, Devon, EX35

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Lynton and Lynmouth

Built-Up Area: Lynton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Lynton St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH

SS7149 ALFORD TERRACE, Lynton
858-1/4/4 (South side)
Retaining wall, gate and steps to
Alford House Hotel

GV II

Retaining wall with arched gateway, gate, and steps. c1845.
Rubble, slate steps, wrought-iron gate. The wall, rising to
approx 3.5m height at the left, with horizontal top, but the
access path sloping up to the right, retains the terrace
garden to Alford House Hotel (qv). At the left-hand end, set
in to deep reveals, is a 4-panel part-glazed door under a
3-pane transom light, set on 3 steps; this gives to a
passageway (blocked at time of survey) to the basement of the
property. To the right is a rough arched opening with
wrought-iron gate with thin bars and dog-bars, to fleur-de-lys
or flattened spearheads, opening to a landing on one step,
with retaining wall to the right, and with a flight of 10
slate steps rising to the left, behind the retaining wall, and
to a further retainer to its right. Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SS7195649260

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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