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Retaining Walls, Railings and Steps Approximately 8 Metres to East of Abbot's Hill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Beaford, Devon

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Latitude: 50.9187 / 50°55'7"N

Longitude: -4.0773 / 4°4'38"W

OS Eastings: 254083

OS Northings: 115303

OS Grid: SS540153

Mapcode National: GBR KQ.QDXR

Mapcode Global: FRA 26BP.5CG

Entry Name: Retaining Walls, Railings and Steps Approximately 8 Metres to East of Abbot's Hill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 16 February 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309156

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91621

Location: Beaford, Torridge, Devon, EX19

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Beaford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Beaford All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SS 51 NW
7/2 Retaining walls, railings and steps
- approximately 8 metres to east of
Abbot's Hill Farmhouse


Retaining walls, railings and steps. Probably early C19, altered in the mid to late
C19. Stone rubble walls with slate copings, and slate steps. One flight of steps
rebuilt in gault brick. Painted wrought-iron and cast-iron railings.
Plan: Wall retaining farmyard above garden to east of Abbot's Hill Farmhouse (q.v.)
with steps against wall returning on south side and steps returning on north side.
East wall topped by mid to late C19 cast-iron circular-section spearhead railings,
with dog bars and dog rail, and circular standards with scrolled stanchions at feet.
Flight of steps to south has probably early C19 balustrade with circular-section
wrought-iron railings (2 per tread), tapered circular foot newel and standards and
plain handrail. Flight of steps to north has probably early C19 balustrade on one
side only with with circular-section railings (2 per tread) and plain handrail,
scrolled at foot.

Listing NGR: SS5408315303

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

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