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Doric Screen Garden Walls Terrace and Parterre Curb North of Bishton Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Colwich, Staffordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7854 / 52°47'7"N

Longitude: -1.9662 / 1°57'58"W

OS Eastings: 402374

OS Northings: 320865

OS Grid: SK023208

Mapcode National: GBR 39Z.7QX

Mapcode Global: WHBF2.R8W0

Entry Name: Doric Screen Garden Walls Terrace and Parterre Curb North of Bishton Hall

Listing Date: 21 June 1995

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1273003

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446850

Location: Colwich, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17

County: Staffordshire

District: Stafford

Civil Parish: Colwich

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire

Church of England Parish: Colwich St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

COLWICH BELLAMOUR LANE, Bishton
SK 02 SW
603-0/2/10019
Doric Screen, garden walls, terrace
and parterre curb north of Bishton
Hall
GV II*

Garden screen, terrace, walls and parterre. Circa 1840's. Architect not known. Pink sandstone
ashlar. Comprising a screen on the north side with a summerhouse at the centre, in the form
ofa Greek Doric hexastyle apteral temple, and flanking porticos, distyle in antis; in front of the
screen there is a terrace with vases and steps down to a formal garden with low boundary walls
and an elaborately shaped parterre at the centre with large moulded curb stones. The parterre
has been converted to a fish pond. The summerhouse is a finely detailed Greek Doric temple;
inside it is semi-circular and ashlar lined with pilastered walls with niches and a stone bench.
Note: The screen might have been built to screen the gardens from the nearby Trent Valley
Railway Line, which was built in 1845-7.


Listing NGR: SK0237420865

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

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