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Retaining walls, balustrades and steps of south terraces, with urns

A Grade II Listed Building in Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.8417 / 51°50'30"N

Longitude: -0.9367 / 0°56'12"W

OS Eastings: 473349

OS Northings: 216437

OS Grid: SP733164

Mapcode National: GBR C11.HZ6

Mapcode Global: VHDTW.QZ40

Plus Code: 9C3XR3R7+M8

Entry Name: Retaining walls, balustrades and steps of south terraces, with urns

Listing Date: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124330

English Heritage Legacy ID: 42292

Location: Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire, HP18

County: Buckinghamshire

Civil Parish: Waddesdon

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Waddesdon with Over Winchendon and Fleet Marston

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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SP 7216-7316

Retaining walls, balustrades and steps of south terraces, with urns.

Retaining walls to upper and fountain terraces, balustrades, steps and urns. Late C19, with set of six early-mid C18 urns. Retaining walls to upper terrace are of ashlar with moulded coping, those to fountain terrace are partly brick. Stone balustrades above have moulded square balusters, panelled piers and C19 marble urns for flowers.Twelve stone steps to centre between terraces have arrangement of six C18 carved marble urns attributed to the Baurscheits' workshop at Antwerp. Urns have mythological relief scenes, scroll handles with mask-heads, carved covers with ball finials and stone baluster pedestals. Centre of south east side of fountain terrace has paired flights of steps leading down to small patio. Centre of south west side also has paired flights of steps arranged in pattern of two ovals, leading down to garden. (Catalogue No. 104)

Listing NGR: SP7334916437

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