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Retaining Walls, Steps and Fountain to East and South of Formal Garden at Broughton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Broughton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.9536 / 53°57'12"N

Longitude: -2.088 / 2°5'16"W

OS Eastings: 394323

OS Northings: 450832

OS Grid: SD943508

Mapcode National: GBR FQVQ.RH

Mapcode Global: WHB76.WWWH

Entry Name: Retaining Walls, Steps and Fountain to East and South of Formal Garden at Broughton Hall

Listing Date: 31 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1301267

English Heritage Legacy ID: 324412

Location: Broughton, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Broughton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text


2/33 Retaining walls, steps
and fountain to east
and south of formal
garden at Broughton


Retaining wall, steps and fountain, 1855. By W A Nesfield. Low solid stone wall
to earth bank behind Broughton Hall, which runs for c 130m from Garden Pavilion
(qv) to a point west of the conservatory at the rear of the Hall. There are two
flights of stone steps, one at the western end which is quite simple and a double
set which accommodates a fountain with clam shell and dolphins. Urns stand on
dais at frequent intervals. Forms part of the semi-formal setting of Broughton
Hall and sets the boundary between the formal and the wilderness gardens.
Country Life, January 29 1981.

Listing NGR: SD9431450822

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