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Latitude: 53.9568 / 53°57'24"N
Longitude: -2.1736 / 2°10'25"W
OS Eastings: 388703
OS Northings: 451203
OS Grid: SD887512
Mapcode National: GBR FQ8P.6B
Mapcode Global: WHB75.LT40
Entry Name: Terraces at Gledeston Hall
Listing Date: 31 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1316750
English Heritage Legacy ID: 324490
Location: Martons Both, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Martons Both
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
SD 85 SE MARTONS BOTH GLEDSTONE ROAD
1/111 Terraces at Gledstone
Retaining walls, pergolas and steps, 1923 by Sir Edwin Lutyens with the assistance
of Gertrude Jekyll. Thin coursed ashlar. The garden was laid out on a steeply
sloping site with a terrace parallel to the house and two arms coming off this
at right angles. Between them five flights of steps descend to a lower terrace
flanking a long pool, and at the further end more steps lead down past the rounded
end of the pool and between the great battered ends of the upper terrace. These
ends of the terrace support two pergolas each of sixteen stone piers. Another
pergola of twelve piers leads off the outer side of the eastern terrace. The
pool ends under a segmental arch and vault, the keystone of which feeds it.
The well-preserved final fruit of the collaboration between Lutyens and Jekyll.
Jane Brown: Gardens of a Golden Afternoon, 1982, p 138.
Listing NGR: SD8870351203
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