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Park Wall

A Grade I Listed Building in Shaftesbury, Dorset

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Latitude: 51.0052 / 51°0'18"N

Longitude: -2.1972 / 2°11'49"W

OS Eastings: 386262

OS Northings: 122882

OS Grid: ST862228

Mapcode National: GBR 1XH.WWV

Mapcode Global: FRA 668G.CTV

Entry Name: Park Wall

Listing Date: 20 June 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108773

English Heritage Legacy ID: 102016

Location: Shaftesbury, North Dorset, Dorset, SP7

County: Dorset

District: North Dorset

Civil Parish: Shaftesbury

Built-Up Area: Shaftesbury

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Shaftesbury St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Park Wall
ST 8622 2/39 20.6.52.
Bounding Gold Hill on its West side. Originally the boundary wall to the
Abbey precincts at their South East corner. It is built on an outcrop
of rock and forms a retaining wall to the steep open strip known as "Park".
It is of stone ashlar with large buttresses of various dates, some battered,
some with offsets. Near its lower end is a blocked opening with segmental
head. [See RCHM]. Scheduled AM.

Listing NGR: ST8622422826

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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