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Terrace Retaining Wall, Ha-Ha and Pedestals with Urns Approximately 150 Metres South of House at Polesden Lacey

A Grade II Listed Building in Mole Valley, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.2562 / 51°15'22"N

Longitude: -0.3708 / 0°22'14"W

OS Eastings: 513783

OS Northings: 152039

OS Grid: TQ137520

Mapcode National: GBR HG8.336

Mapcode Global: VHFVK.JP9C

Entry Name: Terrace Retaining Wall, Ha-Ha and Pedestals with Urns Approximately 150 Metres South of House at Polesden Lacey

Listing Date: 24 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378189

English Heritage Legacy ID: 290449

Location: Mole Valley, Surrey, RH5

County: Surrey

District: Mole Valley

Town: Mole Valley

Electoral Ward/Division: Bookham South

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Great Bookham

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

TQ 15 SW

5/61 Terrace retaining wall,
ha-ha and pedestals with
urns approx 150 metres
south of house at
Polesden Lacey


Terrace retaining wall with ha-ha and pedestals with urns. Probably begun 1761
(said to be dated on foundation wall); extended c.1800 for Richard Brinsley
Sheridan. Forms the southern boundary of the garden to Polesden Lacey, with a
retaining wall of limestone rubble approximately 500 metres long from east to
west, and approximately 1½ metres high (with a "parapet" of yew hedging); the
eastern half has a projecting central box and equidistant rectangular bays, each
of these containing a large gadrooned urn on a high pedestal.

Listing NGR: TQ1378352039

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