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Terrace Retaining Wall Gate Piers Gates and Steps Approximately 7 Metres South East of Ford House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ford, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7194 / 52°43'9"N

Longitude: -2.8706 / 2°52'14"W

OS Eastings: 341288

OS Northings: 313880

OS Grid: SJ412138

Mapcode National: GBR BC.1PYG

Mapcode Global: WH8BK.WX64

Plus Code: 9C4VP49H+QP

Entry Name: Terrace Retaining Wall Gate Piers Gates and Steps Approximately 7 Metres South East of Ford House

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055223

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258970

ID on this website: 101055223

Location: Ford, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ford

Built-Up Area: Ford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Ford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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SJ 4013-4113 FORD C.P. FORD

13/65 Terrace, retaining wall,
- gate piers, gates
and steps approx.
7 metres to south-east
of Ford House


Terrace retaining wall, gate piers, gates and steps. Early C18. Red brick
with red sandstone coping. T-plan; approximately 51 metres long and 2 metres
high, returning at north-east end. Flight of eleven grey sandstone steps
on axis of south-east door of house with Cl9 cast iron balustrade; pair
of square brick piers in line with end walls of house with stone caps,
each consisting of moulded cornice and large globe finial; pair of
barrel-vaulted brick chambers beneath terrace flanking steps, both with
stone hingeblocks (no doors at time of survey-July 1985), that to north-east
with segmental-headed entrance and arched recess in rear wall; wall returning
to south-east at north-east end, ramped down to gateway with wrought-iron
gate and square brick pier with chamfered coping; returning to north-west
with flight of 10 brick steps up to pair of wrought-iron gates and square
brick piers, each with stone caps consisting of moulded cornices and large
globe finials. V.C.H., Vo1. VIII, pp.225-6. -

Listing NGR: SJ4128813880

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