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TERRACES, GATES AND LOGGIA IN ITALIAN GARDEN AT DROPMORE

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: TERRACES, GATES AND LOGGIA IN ITALIAN GARDEN AT DROPMORE

List entry Number: 1125055

Location

TERRACES, GATES AND LOGGIA IN ITALIAN GARDEN AT DROPMORE, HEATHFIELD ROAD

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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: South Bucks

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Taplow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 44292

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History

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Details

SU 98 NW TAPLOW HEATHFIELD ROAD

3/687 Terraces, gates and loggia in Italian Garden at - Dropmore

- II

C19. Across the front of the garden, a stone balustrade with central opening; 4 stone piers with a vase on each end pier. Through the opening, a path flanked by hedges and leading to a flight of stone steps with flanking walls with pierced balustrade. Left and right a terrace. It terminates, on the left, with the entrance to the Pinetum and, on the right, with a loggia. Entrance with square cement-rendered gate piers with inset panels on sides and moulded caps. Fine C18 wrought iron gates from Huntercombe Manor; wrought iron side railings. Loggia C19 and raised on steps whose flanking walls terminate in pedestals with urns. Cement-rendered. Three bays wide; one bay deep. Facade with 3 arches divided from each other by marble Tuscan columns broken forward and carrying their own pieces of entablature. Flat roof with balustraded parapet. Side openings with Serlian motif, the central arched opening standing on marble barley-sugar columns. On the terrace and in axis with the flight of steps, another flight, double and leading to a pond whose wall is decorated with 7 stone cupids in various poses. Behind the pond, a back wall with inset carved marble panels.

Listing NGR: SU9246886139

Selected Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 4 Buckinghamshire,

National Grid Reference: SU 92468 86139

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