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Latitude: 52.3671 / 52°22'1"N
Longitude: -2.8163 / 2°48'58"W
OS Eastings: 344515
OS Northings: 274654
OS Grid: SO445746
Mapcode National: GBR BF.RZ7N
Mapcode Global: VH76M.4RHR
Plus Code: 9C4V958M+RF
Entry Name: Retaining Wall About 75 Yards South of Downton Castle
Listing Date: 11 May 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1081762
English Heritage Legacy ID: 150199
Location: Downton, County of Herefordshire, SY8
Civil Parish: Downton
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: Wigmore Abbey
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SO 47 SW
Retaining wall about 75 yards south of Downton Castle
Retaining wall. Late C18. Coursed sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings.
About ten feet high and about 300 yards long and having pinnacled buttresses
with offsets at about ten yard intervals along its length. It begins to the
north-east of the south terrace wall (qv) and inscribes an arc with a straight
100 yard stretch running south-west at its south-west end. The retaining wall
was designed to make an important structural and aesthetic contribution to the
construction of the south terrace.
Listing NGR: SO4451574654
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