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FORECOURT WALLS, GATES, GATE PIERS AND TERRACE RETAINING WALL ADJOINING THE OLD MANOR HOUSE TO THE 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 WALLS, GATES, GATE PIERS AND TERRACE RETAINING WALL ADJOINING THE OLD MANOR HOUSE TO THE EAST

List entry Number: 1055401

Location

FORECOURT WALLS, GATES, GATE PIERS AND TERRACE RETAINING WALL ADJOINING THE OLD MANOR HOUSE TO THE EAST

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Oct-1960

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Oct-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 260066

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Details

SJ 5224-5324 MORETON CORBET C.P. PRESTON BROCKHURST

14/72 Forecourt walls, gates, 28.10.60 gate piers and terrace retaining wall adjoining The Old Manor House to east (formerly listed as Old Manor including terrace wall and gate piers

GV II

Forecourt walls, gates, gate piers and terrace retaining wall. Circa 1700. Grey sandstone ashlar. Walls form 3 sides of the entrance forecourt to The Old Manor House (q.v.). Chamfered plinth and chamfered coping, ramped up to one corner, and stepped and ramped up to terrace. Pair of central square gate piers, each with moulded plinths, chamfered rustication, moulded cornice and stepped cap to globe finial; flanking walls steeply ramped up with carved scrolls and husk drops. Pair of wrought-iron gates with dog rails, spearhead dog bars and railings, and curved braces. Terrace retaining wall with rounded top; central flight of 9 stone steps with curved walls (evidence of former railings in coping). The recesses in the forecourt side walls suggest that the terrace retaining wall was formerly higher than at present, or that it also had railings.

Listing NGR: SJ5368224604

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National Grid Reference: SJ 53682 24604

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