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Higher Trayne Garden Piers Steps and Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Ilfracombe, Devon

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Latitude: 51.195 / 51°11'42"N

Longitude: -4.0907 / 4°5'26"W

OS Eastings: 254013

OS Northings: 146056

OS Grid: SS540460

Mapcode National: GBR KP.4X51

Mapcode Global: VH4MC.17S7

Plus Code: 9C3Q5WW5+2P

Entry Name: Higher Trayne Garden Piers Steps and Walls

Listing Date: 14 March 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1202942

English Heritage Legacy ID: 390133

Location: Ilfracombe, North Devon, Devon, EX34

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Ilfracombe

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Ilfracombe St Philip and St James

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


853-1/2/141 Higher Trayne, garden piers, steps
and walls


Piers, steps and garden walls. c1939-41 by Oliver Hill.
Triangular faceted garden piers of dressed local stone
flanking stone semi-circular steps leading onto the brink of
the coombe. Attached drystone walls enclosing the gardens and
forming the "Italian" garden to the north. The garden lay-out
was contrived to link house (qv) and coombe together with
views of the sea and Welsh coast. A string of small ponds step
down the slope in front of the house to give reflections.
Higher Trayne forms a group with the garden piers, steps and
garden walls.
(Country Life: 29 October 1943: London: 1943-: 772-775).

Listing NGR: SS5401346056

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

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