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TERRACE RETAINING WALL GATE PIERS GATES AND STEPS APPROXIMATELY 7 METRES SOUTH EAST OF FORD HOUSE

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: TERRACE RETAINING WALL GATE PIERS GATES AND STEPS APPROXIMATELY 7 METRES SOUTH EAST OF FORD HOUSE

List entry Number: 1055223

Location

TERRACE RETAINING WALL GATE PIERS GATES AND STEPS APPROXIMATELY 7 METRES SOUTH EAST OF FORD HOUSE

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1986

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 258970

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History

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Details

SJ 4013-4113 FORD C.P. FORD

13/65 Terrace, retaining wall, - gate piers, gates and steps approx. 7 metres to south-east of Ford House

GV II

Terrace retaining wall, gate piers, gates and steps. Early C18. Red brick with red sandstone coping. T-plan; approximately 51 metres long and 2 metres high, returning at north-east end. Flight of eleven grey sandstone steps on axis of south-east door of house with Cl9 cast iron balustrade; pair of square brick piers in line with end walls of house with stone caps, each consisting of moulded cornice and large globe finial; pair of barrel-vaulted brick chambers beneath terrace flanking steps, both with stone hingeblocks (no doors at time of survey-July 1985), that to north-east with segmental-headed entrance and arched recess in rear wall; wall returning to south-east at north-east end, ramped down to gateway with wrought-iron gate and square brick pier with chamfered coping; returning to north-west with flight of 10 brick steps up to pair of wrought-iron gates and square brick piers, each with stone caps consisting of moulded cornices and large globe finials. V.C.H., Vo1. VIII, pp.225-6. -

Listing NGR: SJ4128813880

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Shropshire, (1908), 225-6

National Grid Reference: SJ 41288 13880

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