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Forecourt Walls, Gate Piers and Gate Approximately 20 Metres to East of Longner Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Atcham, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6951 / 52°41'42"N

Longitude: -2.6985 / 2°41'54"W

OS Eastings: 352889

OS Northings: 311048

OS Grid: SJ528110

Mapcode National: GBR BL.3BBC

Mapcode Global: WH8BV.JJ68

Entry Name: Forecourt Walls, Gate Piers and Gate Approximately 20 Metres to East of Longner Hall

Listing Date: 17 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307630

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259280

Location: Atcham, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Atcham

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Atcham St Eata

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


3/54 Forecourt walls, gate
- piers and gate approximately
20 metres to east of Longner


Forecourt walls, gate piers and gate. Circa 1803, probably by John Nash.
Red sandstone sahlar. L-plan, approximately 80 metres long; returning
to north-east with gate piers. Moulded plinth and chamfered coping,
ramped up to west. Square piers with moulded plinths, arched-panelled
sides, and pyramidal caps. Centre part of each section balustraded with
4-centred arched arcading. Solid return wall to north-east has pair of
octagonal gate piers with moulded plinths, battlemented pyramidal caps, and
3-bar wooden gate between. Humphry Repton landscaped the grounds at
Longner circa 1803-4 and his Red Book is kept in the house.

Listing NGR: SJ5288911048

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