RETAINING WALL, TERRACE AND BALUSTRADE ON ALL SIDES OF THE DOWER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1136250

Date first listed: 26-Jun-1984

Statutory Address: RETAINING WALL, TERRACE AND BALUSTRADE ON ALL SIDES OF THE DOWER HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address: RETAINING WALL, TERRACE AND BALUSTRADE ON ALL SIDES OF THE DOWER HOUSE

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

District: South Gloucestershire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Stoke Gifford

National Grid Reference: ST 62254 77236

Summary

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History

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Details

ST 67 NW STOKE GIFFORD STOKE PARK

4/15 Retaining wall, terrace and balustrade on all sides of the Dower House G.V. II

Retaining wall, terrace and balustrade. C16 - C17, extended in C19. Rubble, freestone. Heavily battered wall retaining artificial platform, rises about 6 metres, surmounted by wide moulded handrail on square balusters with moulded plinths and recessed panels, strapwork in spandrels, heavier newels have similar details and ball finials. Runs in front of house from south west corner and returns at east 100 metres to orangery (q.v.). Balustrade is missing at south- west and for about half of east terrace. The same form of wall is continued in large C19 extension 30 metres westward, it then returns 100 metres northwards, battered and of similar materials this wall has arrow slits and battlements. The buildings supported by this wall are not included.

Listing NGR: ST6225477236

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 35043

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic interest in England, Part 1 Avon,

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