BALUSTRADING, STEPS, PIERS AND GATES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1037931

Date first listed: 08-Aug-1986

Statutory Address: BALUSTRADING, STEPS, PIERS AND GATES, HOLLINGTON ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BALUSTRADING, STEPS, PIERS AND GATES, HOLLINGTON ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Staffordshire

District: Staffordshire Moorlands (District Authority)

Parish: Checkley

National Grid Reference: SK 02750 39271

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History

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Details

SK 03 NW CHECKLEY C.P. HOLLINGTON ROAD (south side)

9/135 Balustrading, steps, piers and gates to the south of Orangery, 200m N.E. of Heath House

GV II

Balustrading, steps, piers and gates. Circa 1830 by James Trubshaw. Stone. The balustrading and low retaining wall flank a rectangular sunken garden to the south of the Orangery (qv). The walls are divided into bays by piers capped by urns; the balustrading is round arched top and (inversely) bottom; steps are set at the south end and a pair facing each other to the north end; a semicircle of wll leads to the entrance (axial with the south steps and Orangery [qv]) with cast iron decorative piers, urns, poppyhead rails and gates. The formal garden of box hedges completes the excellent setting for the Orangery. The original drawing has been retained showing the layout much as executed with the exception of the semicircular entrance bay; a large triumphal arch was suggested which must have been rejected.

Listing NGR: SK0275039271

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 274939

Legacy System: LBS

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