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Terrace Walls with Associated Steps and Gateways to East of Holme Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Bakewell, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2188 / 53°13'7"N

Longitude: -1.6784 / 1°40'42"W

OS Eastings: 421568

OS Northings: 369134

OS Grid: SK215691

Mapcode National: GBR 57S.8GB

Mapcode Global: WHCD7.6C06

Plus Code: 9C5W689C+GJ

Entry Name: Terrace Walls with Associated Steps and Gateways to East of Holme Hall

Listing Date: 20 May 1974

Last Amended: 5 December 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246171

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468148

Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, DE45

County: Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Bakewell

Built-Up Area: Bakewell

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Bakewell All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


831-1/3/108 (North side (off))
20/05/74 Terrace walls with associated steps
and gateways to east of Holme Hall
(Formerly Listed as:
Garden Walls and Gate Piers at Holme


Terrace walls with steps and gateways. C17 and C18. Coursed
limestone and ashlar sandstone. South-facing retaining wall
approximately 3.5m in height and 50m in length which supports
a paved terrace walk given access by an archway and steps at
rear-right corner of Holme Hall (qv).
Slightly lower terrace back wall is pierced by a round-arched
gateway near the house and by a feature gateway further east;
from the latter opening is a clear view of the Gazebo (qv) (on
the same axis to south was formerly a flight of steps to the
lawned garden).
Archway at west end of lower wall has plinth, moulded imposts
and rusticated arch flanked by keyed oeil-de-boeuf openings;
vaulted chamber within gives access to nosed steps in 3
flights with quarter-landings.
Round-arched gateway in upper terrace wall has wooden gate
giving access to a flight of steps under a slab roof; beyond
are more steps and a pair of gate piers with pyramidal caps.
Feature gateway has wooden gates in a chamfered quoined
opening with round arch and hoodmould; round-arched ashlar
parapet with square sundial dated 1806, moulded copings and
pierced C17-style finials; vaulted chamber within has flight
of steps which lead to a pair of gatepiers on the approach to
the Gazebo.

Listing NGR: SK2156869134

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

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