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Terrace Retaining Wall Approximately 10 Metres to North West, North East and South East of Glenthorne

A Grade II Listed Building in Countisbury, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.2332 / 51°13'59"N

Longitude: -3.7217 / 3°43'18"W

OS Eastings: 279891

OS Northings: 149635

OS Grid: SS798496

Mapcode National: GBR L6.2DZN

Mapcode Global: VH5JT.F8VG

Plus Code: 9C3R67MH+78

Entry Name: Terrace Retaining Wall Approximately 10 Metres to North West, North East and South East of Glenthorne

Listing Date: 24 November 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1213049

English Heritage Legacy ID: 397373

Location: Brendon and Countisbury, North Devon, Devon, EX35

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Brendon and Countisbury

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Countisbury with Lynmouth St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Description

COUNTISBURY
SS 74 NE
4/19 Terrace retaining wall
- approximately 10 metres to north-
west, north-east and south-east of
Glenthorne
GV II
Terrace retaining wall. Circa 1846, restored in the late C20. Uncoursed stone
rubble with ashlar dressings.
Plan: irregular U-plan to the north-east of Glenthorne (q.v) curving out at each
end.
Diagonal buttresses with chamfered offsets and balustrade with square dies (angled
over buttresses at corners) topped by urn finials.
Flight of 15 stone steps to north-east, parallel to the wall.

Listing NGR: SS7989149635

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