RETAINING WALL AND STEPS,60 YARDS TO SOUTH OF LEYHILL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1115011

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1984

Statutory Address: RETAINING WALL AND STEPS,60 YARDS TO SOUTH OF LEYHILL

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Location

Statutory Address: RETAINING WALL AND STEPS,60 YARDS TO SOUTH OF LEYHILL

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

District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Tortworth

National Grid Reference: ST 69312 92439

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST 69 SE TORTWORTH TORTWORTH PARK

1/140 Retaining Wall and Steps, 60 yards to south of Leyhill G.V. II

Retaining wall to terrace and central steps. Circa 1850 by S.S. Teulon; the steps are C20. Coursed rubble retaining wall approximately 6 feet high with ashlar saddleback coping. Buttresses at intervals with squat uprights, which formerly supported ball finials and which now, at the centre and the ends, carry heraldic supporters. Central flight of 10 steps with flanking walls. The wall extends the whole length of the south terrace which was formerly a formal garden. (The Builder, 19.10.1853 and 19.11.1853; Country Life, 13.5.1899).

Listing NGR: ST6931292439

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 34737

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'The Builder' in 19 November, (1853)
'Country Life' in 13 May, (1899)
'The Builder' in 29 October, (1853)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic interest in England, Part 1 Avon,

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