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BALUSTRADE, STEPS, RETAINING WALL AND GROTTO APPROXIMATELY 3 METRES SOUTH OF CHULMLEIGH RECTORY

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: BALUSTRADE, STEPS, RETAINING WALL AND GROTTO APPROXIMATELY 3 METRES SOUTH OF CHULMLEIGH RECTORY

List entry Number: 1106744

Location

BALUSTRADE, STEPS, RETAINING WALL AND GROTTO APPROXIMATELY 3 METRES SOUTH OF CHULMLEIGH RECTORY

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

County: Devon

District: North Devon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chulmleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 97223

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List entry Description

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Details

CHULMLEIGH CHULMLEIGH SS 6916 7/45 Balustrade, steps, retaining wall and grotto approximately 3 metres south of Chulmleigh Rectory - II Balustrade, steps, retaining wall and grottos. Probably early C19. Stone rubble with ashlar dressings. Stone retaining wall with balustraded stone parapet breaks forward at centre to form semi-circular arched deep grotto with flight of stone steps to each side. To the left of the left-hand flight, the retaining wall is pierced with another semi-circular arched opening to a second grotto with narrow lancet to left. The front grotto is partly lined with large limestone fossils. Steps and parapet moulded short rounded stone balusters, moulded stone handrails and low ashlar piers at intervals of square section with panelled sides and ball finials.

Listing NGR: SS6888214101

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National Grid Reference: SS 68883 14104

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