RETAINING WALL TO SOUTH TERRACE AND EASTERN PART OF GARDEN TERMINATING AT THE FOUR FACES AVENUE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1066000

Date first listed: 22-Jul-1986

Statutory Address: RETAINING WALL TO SOUTH TERRACE AND EASTERN PART OF GARDEN TERMINATING AT THE FOUR FACES AVENUE

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Location

Statutory Address: RETAINING WALL TO SOUTH TERRACE AND EASTERN PART OF GARDEN TERMINATING AT THE FOUR FACES AVENUE

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

District: Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Barwick in Elmet and Scholes

National Grid Reference: SE 40613 41155

Summary

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History

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Details

BARWICK IN ELMET AND SCHOLES BRAMHAM PARK SE44SW LS23 SE406411-SE404416 Retaining wall to 8/19 South Terrace and eastern part of garden terminating at the Four Faces Avenue GV II

Retaining wall to the South Terrace and the eastern part of the garden to Bramham Park. c1727-28 possibly to designs by John Wood the Elder for Robert Benson. Roughly-dressed sandstone. Long stone wall 10 courses high with buttressed piers at regular intervals and a semicircular projection to the centre of the terrace just beyond the end of the T-shaped canal (q.v.). Attached to west end wall turns north on an irregular line supporting the garden walks.

Part of an important early C18 landscaped garden after Le Notre clearly illustrated (aerial photograph) in G. Lane Fox, Bramham Park (guide-book 1985), cover. Mentioned in English Heritage, Register of Parks and Gardens, Grade I

Listing NGR: SE4061341155

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 342145

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Lane Fox, G , Bramham Park Guide Book, (1985)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 45 West Yorkshire,

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