RETAINING WALL, GATE AND STEPS TO ALFORD HOUSE HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1201139
Date first listed:
09-Jun-1995
Statutory Address:
RETAINING WALL, GATE AND STEPS TO ALFORD HOUSE HOTEL, ALFORD TERRACE

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Location

Statutory Address:
RETAINING WALL, GATE AND STEPS TO ALFORD HOUSE HOTEL, ALFORD TERRACE

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

County:
Devon
District:
North Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Lynton and Lynmouth
National Park:
EXMOOR
National Grid Reference:
SS 71956 49260

Details

LYNTON AND LYNMOUTH

SS7149 ALFORD TERRACE, Lynton 858-1/4/4 (South side) Retaining wall, gate and steps to Alford House Hotel

GV II

Retaining wall with arched gateway, gate, and steps. c1845. Rubble, slate steps, wrought-iron gate. The wall, rising to approx 3.5m height at the left, with horizontal top, but the access path sloping up to the right, retains the terrace garden to Alford House Hotel (qv). At the left-hand end, set in to deep reveals, is a 4-panel part-glazed door under a 3-pane transom light, set on 3 steps; this gives to a passageway (blocked at time of survey) to the basement of the property. To the right is a rough arched opening with wrought-iron gate with thin bars and dog-bars, to fleur-de-lys or flattened spearheads, opening to a landing on one step, with retaining wall to the right, and with a flight of 10 slate steps rising to the left, behind the retaining wall, and to a further retainer to its right. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SS7195649260

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
376484
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 03 Oct 2002
Reference: IOE01/09137/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Robins. Source Historic England Archive
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