GARDEN FEATURE AT NGR SJ 41366 34472

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1307742

Date first listed: 25-Apr-1988

Statutory Address: GARDEN FEATURE AT NGR SJ 41366 34472

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Location

Statutory Address: GARDEN FEATURE AT NGR SJ 41366 34472

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

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Welshampton and Lyneal

National Grid Reference: SJ4136934475

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History

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Details

SJ 4034 4134 SJ 41366 34472 18/147

ELLESMERE RURAL C.P. OTELEY Garden feature at N.G.R. SJ 41366 34472

II

Garden feature of uncertain function. Circa 1826 to 1842 for Charles Kynaston Mainwaring. Yellow sandstone ashlar and snecked rock-faced sandstone. In 2 sections, upper consisting of rectangular bastion with corbelled parapet, lower a buttressed revetment wall with coped parapet, some dislodged and lying on ground at time of resurvey (February 1987). Infilled Tudor arch to front of bastion. Charles Kynaston Mainwaring was a keen amateur gardener and he travelled extensively on the continent. It is believed that he was personally responsible for much of the design of the garden and park at Oteley and for the features therein. His house, Oteley Park, built for him in an Elizabethan style on the site of an earlier building between 1826 and 1830 and extended in 1842 was demolished c.1960. B.O.E. p. 226; Peter Reid, Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Vol. II (1980),pp.106-7; Francis Leach, The Country Seats of Shropshire (1891), pp. 19-23; Mrs. Frances Stackhouse Acton, Castles and Old Mansions of Shropshire (1868), p.58.

Listing NGR: SJ4136934475

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 260847

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Sources

Books and journals
Leach, F, The County Seats of Shropshire, (1891), 19-23
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958), 226
Stackhouse Acton, F, The Castles and Old Mansions of Shropshire, (1868), 58
Reid, P, 'Burkes and Savills Guide to Country Houses' in Herefordshire Shropshire Warwickshire Worcestershire, , Vol. 2, (1980), 106-7

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