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Garden Retaining Wall and Flight of Steps Adjoining Pitchford Hall to South East

A Grade II Listed Building in Pitchford, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.6333 / 52°37'59"N

Longitude: -2.6992 / 2°41'57"W

OS Eastings: 352775

OS Northings: 304179

OS Grid: SJ527041

Mapcode National: GBR BL.746J

Mapcode Global: WH8C7.H2WK

Entry Name: Garden Retaining Wall and Flight of Steps Adjoining Pitchford Hall to South East

Listing Date: 14 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178052

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259791

Location: Pitchford, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Pitchford

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Pitchford

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SJ 5204 - 5304
12/132 Garden retaining wall
- and flight of steps
adjoining Pitchford
Hall to south-east
Garden retaining wall and flight of steps. 1870's and 1880's, probably by
George Devey and possibly incorporating parts of an earlier wall.
Coursed red sandstone rubble with ashlar dressings and stone coping.
Approximately 34 metres long and 1 - 2 metres high with convex curved
projection to east. Flight of 8 stone steps to south with returned
retaining walls and square ashlar piers with globe finials. The wall
may be a rebuilding or a replacement of a wall in a similar position
shown on an estate map of 1714, kept in the house. The retaining wall
forms an important part of the setting of Pitchford Hall (qv) as seen
from the east. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SJ5279004176

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

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