FORECOURT WALLS, GATE PIERS AND GATE APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES TO EAST OF LONGNER HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307630
Date first listed:
17-Feb-1985
Statutory Address:
FORECOURT WALLS, GATE PIERS AND GATE APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES TO EAST OF LONGNER HALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORECOURT WALLS, GATE PIERS AND GATE APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES TO EAST OF LONGNER HALL

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Atcham
National Grid Reference:
SJ5292311076

Details

SJ 51 SW; 3/54

ATCHAM C.P., LONGNER

Forecourt walls, gate piers and gate approximately 20 metres to east of Longner Hall

GV

II

Forecourt walls, gate piers and gate. Circa 1803, probably by John Nash. Red sandstone ashlar. L-plan, approximately 80 metres long; returning to north-east with gate piers. Moulded plinth and chamfered coping, ramped up to west. Square piers with moulded plinths, arched-panelled sides, and pyramidal caps. Centre part of each section balustraded with 4-centred arched arcading. Solid return wall to north-east has pair of octagonal gate piers with moulded plinths, battlemented pyramidal caps, and 3-bar wooden gate between. Humphry Repton landscaped the grounds at Longner circa 1803-4 and his Red Book is kept in the house.

Listing NGR: SJ5292311076

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
259280
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 35 Shropshire,

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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