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Terrace and Attached Ha Ha Wall Immediately South of Bretton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in West Bretton, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6103 / 53°36'37"N

Longitude: -1.573 / 1°34'22"W

OS Eastings: 428350

OS Northings: 412727

OS Grid: SE283127

Mapcode National: GBR KVGP.7J

Mapcode Global: WHCBB.TJ43

Entry Name: Terrace and Attached Ha Ha Wall Immediately South of Bretton Hall

Listing Date: 6 May 1988

Last Amended: 21 June 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135499

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342579

Location: West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: West Bretton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Woolley St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(south side, off)

8/83 Terrace and attached
- ha-ha wall immediately
south of Bretton Hall


Terrace and attached ha-ha wall. Probably 1811-14 (date of remodelling of
hall q.v.) for Col. Thomas Richard and Diana Beaumont. Ashlar. Battered,
vermiculated retaining walls with terminal buttresses. Balustrade with vase
balusters and heavy moulded rail. Low, square ashlar piers, with sunk panels
and flat moulded caps decorated with acanthus carving. The main piers are
larger and have limestone panels with relief carvings of Italianate romantic
figures. The retaining wall extends westwards as the ha-ha.

Listing NGR: SE2835012727

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

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