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Gate Piers at West End of Great Terrace in Gardens at Iford Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Westwood, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3293 / 51°19'45"N

Longitude: -2.2876 / 2°17'15"W

OS Eastings: 380055

OS Northings: 158955

OS Grid: ST800589

Mapcode National: GBR 0R5.QF7

Mapcode Global: VH96V.9VG9

Plus Code: 9C3V8PH6+PW

Entry Name: Gate Piers at West End of Great Terrace in Gardens at Iford Manor

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1021879

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314682

Location: Iford Manor, Wiltshire, BA15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Westwood

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Westwood St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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6/234 Gate piers at west end of Great
Terrace in gardens at Iford Manor


Gate piers linked by concave dwarf wall with stone seat, flanking
walls. Gate piers probably early C19, walls c1907 by H.A. Peto.
Square limestone ashlar piers with composite capitals, each
surmounted by Rooke family crest of a rook and wheatsheaf, linked
by concave ashlar dwarf wall and stone seat; the iron gates or
grille were removed by Peto. Rubble stone walls with moulded flat
coping link gate piers to Casita (q.v.) on right and on left are
set with fragments of Italian sculpture. The Rooke family were at
Iford in C19, Peto altered the arrangement between the piers as
part of his remodelling of the Great Terrace.
(E. Cartwright-Hignett, The Gardens at Iford Manor, 1975;
illustrated in Country Life, September 28th, 1907)

Listing NGR: ST8005558955

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