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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
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
SJ 98 SE LYME HANDLEY C.P. LYME PARK
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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