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Retaining Wall to Upper (Western) Terrace, Steps and Wall of Fountain Pond

A Grade II Listed Building in Eaton and Eccleston, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.1402 / 53°8'24"N

Longitude: -2.8767 / 2°52'36"W

OS Eastings: 341449

OS Northings: 360695

OS Grid: SJ414606

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.63QZ

Mapcode Global: WH88M.SBBJ

Entry Name: Retaining Wall to Upper (Western) Terrace, Steps and Wall of Fountain Pond

Listing Date: 2 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138397

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55272

Location: Eaton and Eccleston, Cheshire West and Chester, CH4

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Eaton and Eccleston

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Eccleston St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

Eaton Park

9/76 Retaining Wall to Upper
(Western) Terrace, Steps
and Wall of Fountain


Retaining Wall with Flight of Steps at each side of central portion
(above shaped pond), 1911, by Detmar Blow for 2nd Duke of Westminster.
The grey stone recessed central portion is slightly curved with
balustrade and 2 ornate urns, behind the fountain pool. A straight
flight of stone steps to each side of the pool, each with fountain
statuary on the lower pedestal of its balustrade. Walls to the middle
terrace have 5 lion head spouts of stone in the retaining wall which
supply the pool. The pool has a shaped stone kerb. The wing walls
are of red sandstone.
The wall returns south of the terrace, listed separately (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ4144960693

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

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