TERRACE RETAINING WALLS STEPS AND GATES TO SOUTH AND EAST OF BURTON CLOSES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1148034

Date first listed: 05-Dec-1997

Statutory Address: TERRACE RETAINING WALLS STEPS AND GATES TO SOUTH AND EAST OF BURTON CLOSES, BURTON CLOSE DRIVE

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Location

Statutory Address: TERRACE RETAINING WALLS STEPS AND GATES TO SOUTH AND EAST OF BURTON CLOSES, BURTON CLOSE DRIVE

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

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales (District Authority)

Parish: Bakewell

National Park: PEAK DISTRICT

National Grid Reference: SK 22063 67638

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Details

BAKEWELL

SK26NW BURTON CLOSE DRIVE 831-1/2/38 (North side) Terrace retaining walls, steps and gates to south and east of Burton Closes

GV II

Terrace retaining wall with associated steps and gates. Mid-late C19. Probably originally laid out by Paxton for William Allcard of Burton Closes (qv); likely to have been extended as the house became enlarged. Deeply-coursed dressed sandstone with ashlar copings and steps; iron gates. L-shaped retaining wall approximately 60m in length across south front and 45m across east front. South limb is low and has moulded copings; 3 openings with stone steps to lower terrace; ramped side wall at west end. The terrace breaks forward at the south-east corner beyond which the retaining wall continues north before terminating at a broad flight of 19 steps with ramped side walls. At the foot of the steps is an iron side gate; at the head is a balustrade with 10 Tudor-arched openings which closes the north end of the terrace. A short section of wall across north end of house finishes at a flight of steps with a pair of Gothic Revival gates.





Listing NGR: SK2206367638

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