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Rockery in English Bridge Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Coordinates

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

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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Listing Text


SHREWSBURY

SJ4912SE ABBEY FOREGATE
653-1/16/61 (North side)
30/05/69 Rockery in English Bridge Garden
(Formerly Listed as:
ABBEY FOREGATE
(North side)
Rowley's Porch and fragments of
masonry in Abbey Gardens)

GV II

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

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

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