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Latitude: 53.2247 / 53°13'28"N
Longitude: -1.6088 / 1°36'31"W
OS Eastings: 426217
OS Northings: 369805
OS Grid: SK262698
Mapcode National: GBR 57P.VF8
Mapcode Global: WHCD8.865R
Entry Name: Retaining Walls and Steps Surrounding the Site of the Great Conservatory
Listing Date: 19 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1373843
English Heritage Legacy ID: 81644
Location: Chatsworth, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45
District: Derbyshire Dales
Civil Parish: Chatsworth
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Edensor St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Derby
PARISH OF CHATSWORTH CHATSWORTH GARDENS
Retaining Walls and Steps
surrounding the Site of
The Great Conservatory
Retaining walls and steps around the large sunken area created
for the demolished Great Conservatory. 1836-40 by Joseph
Paxton. Coursed squared sandstone and ashlar. Large
rectangular area with low retaining walls with flat copings. At
the corners diagonal flights of stone steps with two landings,
square piers and plain square caps. Some supporting urns. At
the north end a pedestrian bridge over a pathway. Rusticated
round arch with plain impost band. Coping and plain parapet
with ball finials. Curving walls with urn finials. Steps up on
either side of the bridge. The Gardens and Park are included on
the Gardens Register at Grade I. Sources: G F Chadwick
The Works of Joseph Paxton, Architectural Press 1961.
Listing NGR: SK2621769805
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