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Terrace Revetment Walls, Up to 50 Metres to the West of Lyme Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Lyme Handley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.338 / 53°20'16"N

Longitude: -2.0558 / 2°3'21"W

OS Eastings: 396378

OS Northings: 382350

OS Grid: SJ963823

Mapcode National: GBR GY2V.Q3

Mapcode Global: WHBBB.DC8B

Entry Name: Terrace Revetment Walls, Up to 50 Metres to the West of Lyme Park

Listing Date: 17 November 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1277276

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407218

Location: Lyme Handley, Cheshire East, SK12

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Lyme Handley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Disley St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


4/69 Terrace revetment walls,
up to 50m to the west
of Lyme Park.


Terrace revetment walls; some C17 masonry, tongue in front of west
front 1821 by Lewis Wyatt (repaired buttress dated 1877) with repairs
and rebuilds of C18, C19 and C20.

Northern element: coursed, squared buff sandstone rubble. Includes
end wall of C17 brewhouse, remainder C18 with 3-stage, dressed
sandstone buttresses later C19.

Central tongue: Hammer-dressed sandstone with massive raking
buttresses at western corners with semi-circular ashlar stone seats in
the top. 3-stage buttresses with raking coping.

Southern element: Coursed, squared buff sandstone rubble. 2-stage
rubble stone buttresses with raking tops.

The northern element is surmounted by spear railings listed with the
gate piers (q.v.). The remainder has a low plain railing set into the
coping stones (some numbered as at Hamper's Bridge (q.v.)) between
plain square piers.

Listing NGR: SJ9638782342

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

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