FORECOURT RETAINING WALL ADJOINING PITCHFORD HALL TO NORTH EAST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1052160
Date first listed:
14-May-1986
Statutory Address:
FORECOURT RETAINING WALL ADJOINING PITCHFORD HALL TO NORTH EAST

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORECOURT RETAINING WALL ADJOINING PITCHFORD HALL TO NORTH EAST

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Pitchford
National Grid Reference:
SJ 52795 04255

Details

PITCHFORD C.P. PITCHFORD SJ 5204 - 5304 12/138 Forecourt retaining - wall adjoining Pitchford Hall to north-east GV II Forecourt retaining wall. 1870's and 1880's, probably by George Devey (1820-86). Squared and thinly coursed red sandstone. Wide concave curve, returned to the south; approximately 32 metres long and 3-4 metres high. 7 large buttresses with chamfered tops and square end pier north. The wall retains the forecourt above the Row Brook to the east and probably dates from the time of Devey's work at Pitchford Hall when the main entrance was moved from the south to the north. Visually important to the setting of the house. Included for group value.



Listing NGR: SJ5279604255

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
361547
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 35 Shropshire,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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