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FORECOURT RETAINING WALL ADJOINING PITCHFORD HALL TO NORTH EAST

List Entry Summary

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

Name: FORECOURT RETAINING WALL ADJOINING PITCHFORD HALL TO NORTH EAST

List entry Number: 1052160

Location

FORECOURT RETAINING WALL ADJOINING PITCHFORD HALL TO NORTH EAST

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Pitchford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-May-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 361547

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List entry Description

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 52795 04255

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