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Latitude: 51.6299 / 51°37'47"N
Longitude: -2.4447 / 2°26'41"W
OS Eastings: 369312
OS Northings: 192439
OS Grid: ST693924
Mapcode National: GBR JX.8KRT
Mapcode Global: VH87Y.K9XB
Entry Name: Retaining Wall and Steps,60 Yards to South of Leyhill
Listing Date: 5 June 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1115011
English Heritage Legacy ID: 34737
Location: Tortworth, South Gloucestershire, GL12
County: South Gloucestershire
Civil Parish: Tortworth
Built-Up Area: Leyhill Prison
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Tortworth St Leonard
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
ST 69 SE TORTWORTH TORTWORTH PARK
1/140 Retaining Wall and Steps, 60
yards to south of Leyhill
Retaining wall to terrace and central steps. Circa 1850 by S.S. Teulon; the
steps are C20. Coursed rubble retaining wall approximately 6 feet high with
ashlar saddleback coping. Buttresses at intervals with squat uprights, which
formerly supported ball finials and which now, at the centre and the ends, carry
heraldic supporters. Central flight of 10 steps with flanking walls. The wall
extends the whole length of the south terrace which was formerly a formal
garden. (The Builder, 19.10.1853 and 19.11.1853; Country Life, 13.5.1899).
Listing NGR: ST6931292439
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