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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
Entry Name: Retaining Walls, Balustrades and Steps of South Terraces, with Urns
Listing Date: 29 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1124330
English Heritage Legacy ID: 42292
Location: Waddesdon, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP18
District: Aylesbury Vale
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
SP 7216-7316 WADDESDON WADDESDON MANOR GROUNDS
10/145 Retaining walls, balustrades and
steps of S. terraces, with urns.
Retaining walls to upper and fountain terraces, balustrades, steps and
urns. Late C19, with set of 6 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. 12 stone steps to centre
between terraces have arrangement of 6 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 S.E. side of fountain terrace has paired
flights of steps leading down to small patio. Centre of S.W. side also
has paired flights of steps arranged in pattern of 2 ovals, leading down to
(Catalogue No. 104)
Listing NGR: SP7334916437
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