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RETAINING WALLS, RAILINGS AND STEPS APPROXIMATELY 8 METRES TO EAST OF ABBOT'S HILL FARMHOUSE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: RETAINING WALLS, RAILINGS AND STEPS APPROXIMATELY 8 METRES TO EAST OF ABBOT'S HILL FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1309156

Location

RETAINING WALLS, RAILINGS AND STEPS APPROXIMATELY 8 METRES TO EAST OF ABBOT'S HILL FARMHOUSE

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

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Beaford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Feb-1989

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 91621

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Details

BEAFORD SS 51 NW 7/2 Retaining walls, railings and steps - approximately 8 metres to east of Abbot's Hill Farmhouse

GV II

Retaining walls, railings and steps. Probably early C19, altered in the mid to late C19. Stone rubble walls with slate copings, and slate steps. One flight of steps rebuilt in gault brick. Painted wrought-iron and cast-iron railings. Plan: Wall retaining farmyard above garden to east of Abbot's Hill Farmhouse (q.v.) with steps against wall returning on south side and steps returning on north side. East wall topped by mid to late C19 cast-iron circular-section spearhead railings, with dog bars and dog rail, and circular standards with scrolled stanchions at feet. Flight of steps to south has probably early C19 balustrade with circular-section wrought-iron railings (2 per tread), tapered circular foot newel and standards and plain handrail. Flight of steps to north has probably early C19 balustrade on one side only with with circular-section railings (2 per tread) and plain handrail, scrolled at foot.

Listing NGR: SS5408315303

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National Grid Reference: SS 54083 15303

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