GARDEN RETAINING WALL WITH DOORWAY AND SUMMERHOUSE ADJOINING PITCHFORD HALL TO SOUTH WEST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1055536
Date first listed:
14-May-1986
Statutory Address:
GARDEN RETAINING WALL WITH DOORWAY AND SUMMERHOUSE ADJOINING PITCHFORD HALL TO SOUTH WEST

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Location

Statutory Address:
GARDEN RETAINING WALL WITH DOORWAY AND SUMMERHOUSE ADJOINING PITCHFORD HALL TO SOUTH WEST

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Pitchford
National Grid Reference:
SJ5274604174

Details

SJ 5204-5304 12/131

PITCHFORD C.P. PITCHFORD Garden retaining wall with doorway and summerhouse adjoining Pitchford Hall to south-west

GV II

Garden retaining wall with doorway and summerhouse. 1870's or 1880's by George Devey. Coursed red sandstone rubble, snecked in parts, with sandstone ashlar dressings, and stone coping. L-plan with circular summerhouse in south-west corner and returning to Pitchford Hall (qv) at north. Approximately 100 metres long and approximately 2.5 metres high, ramped down to approximately 1 metre at east end; doorway in west wall with chamfered reveals, depressed arch and nail-studded boarded door with wrought iron strap hinges; short retaining wall to pathway adjoining to west at this point. Summerhouse with low stone walls, 3-bay open front with square-section wooden columns and central entrance, and conical stone slate roof with lead globe finial. The wall and summerhouse form an important part of the setting of Pitchford Hall (qv) by enclosing the large lawn to its south.

Listing NGR: SJ5274604174

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
259790
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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Date: 03 Sep 2002
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