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Terrace Walls and Steps Adjoining to South of Escot

A Grade II Listed Building in Talaton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7752 / 50°46'30"N

Longitude: -3.3028 / 3°18'10"W

OS Eastings: 308237

OS Northings: 98097

OS Grid: SY082980

Mapcode National: GBR P6.ZFNG

Mapcode Global: FRA 37Z1.745

Plus Code: 9C2RQMGW+3V

Entry Name: Terrace Walls and Steps Adjoining to South of Escot

Listing Date: 24 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162785

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86914

Location: Talaton, East Devon, Devon, EX11

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Talaton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Escot St Philip and St James

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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6/158 Terrace walls and steps adjoining
to south of Escot

Terrace walls and steps. 1838, contemporary with the main house, by Henry Roberts
for Sir John Kennaway. Volcanic stone ashlar with limestone ashlar parapets and
vases. The lawn on the south and west sides of Escot (q.v.) is on a raised terrace.
The front (south) edge is revetted by a battered wall of rock-faced stone blocks
and the centre breaks forward with canted sides. Immediately to east of the centre
projection the terrace is 2 stages. Steps lead down to a path which leads round
the east end to another flight of steps, these down to the basement level of the
entrance forcourt. there is a small flight of steps down from the terrace at the
west end of the front. Along the top is a limestone parapet containing balustrades
of stone balusters in the same style as the parapet of the main house. The parapet
is missing from the front of the half terrace; there are a series of stone vases

Listing NGR: SY0823798097

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