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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1309156
English Heritage Legacy ID: 91621
Location: Beaford, Torridge, Devon, EX19
Civil Parish: Beaford
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Beaford All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
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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