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RETAINING WALL AND STEPS,60 YARDS TO SOUTH OF LEYHILL

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

List entry Number: 1115011

Location

RETAINING WALL AND STEPS,60 YARDS TO SOUTH OF LEYHILL

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

County:

District: South Gloucestershire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Tortworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 34737

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List entry Description

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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

Selected 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,

National Grid Reference: ST 69312 92439

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