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Rockery in English Bridge Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.707 / 52°42'25"N

Longitude: -2.747 / 2°44'49"W

OS Eastings: 349626

OS Northings: 312404

OS Grid: SJ496124

Mapcode National: GBR BJ.2JDW

Mapcode Global: WH8BT.S733

Plus Code: 9C4VP743+Q6

Entry Name: Rockery in English Bridge Garden

Listing Date: 30 May 1969

Last Amended: 17 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271373

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455061

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Shrewsbury

Built-Up Area: Shrewsbury

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shrewsbury Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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653-1/16/61 (North side)
30/05/69 Rockery in English Bridge Garden
(Formerly Listed as:
(North side)
Rowley's Porch and fragments of
masonry in Abbey Gardens)


Rockery. Assembled probably in the late C19 from early C19 or
earlier fragments. Stone. The rockery is built against a slope
and comprises of fragments of sculpture in the antique style,
including a figure of Justice as a centrepiece flanked by
fasces, ears of wheat, cornucopia and the Salop arms. The
upper level of the rockery incorporates a massive sculpted
head and a medallion.
HISTORICAL NOTE: the house of John Carline, a sculptor was
near this site and it is likely that the fragments were
assembled, or carved, by him in the early C19.

Listing NGR: SJ4962612404

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