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Retaining Wall, Terrace and Balustrade on All Sides of the Dower House

A Grade II Listed Building in Filton, South Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4928 / 51°29'34"N

Longitude: -2.5451 / 2°32'42"W

OS Eastings: 362254

OS Northings: 177236

OS Grid: ST622772

Mapcode National: GBR CM3.7Q

Mapcode Global: VH88G.TQWZ

Entry Name: Retaining Wall, Terrace and Balustrade on All Sides of the Dower House

Listing Date: 26 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136250

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35043

Location: Stoke Gifford, South Gloucestershire, BS16

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Stoke Gifford

Built-Up Area: Filton

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Stapleton

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

ST 67 NW STOKE GIFFORD STOKE PARK

4/15 Retaining wall, terrace and
balustrade on all sides of the
Dower House
G.V.
II

Retaining wall, terrace and balustrade. C16 - C17, extended in C19. Rubble,
freestone. Heavily battered wall retaining artificial platform, rises about
6 metres, surmounted by wide moulded handrail on square balusters with moulded
plinths and recessed panels, strapwork in spandrels, heavier newels have similar
details and ball finials. Runs in front of house from south west corner and
returns at east 100 metres to orangery (q.v.). Balustrade is missing at south-
west and for about half of east terrace. The same form of wall is continued in
large C19 extension 30 metres westward, it then returns 100 metres northwards,
battered and of similar materials this wall has arrow slits and battlements. The
buildings supported by this wall are not included.


Listing NGR: ST6225477236

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

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