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

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

List entry Number: 1055536

Location

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

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: 259790

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

PITCHFORD C.P. PITCHFORD SJ 5204-5304 12/131 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: SJ5274704191

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 52748 04196

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