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Terraces at Gledeston Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Martons Both, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 53.9568 / 53°57'24"N

Longitude: -2.1736 / 2°10'25"W

OS Eastings: 388703

OS Northings: 451203

OS Grid: SD887512

Mapcode National: GBR FQ8P.6B

Mapcode Global: WHB75.LT40

Plus Code: 9C5VXR4G+PG

Entry Name: Terraces at Gledeston Hall

Listing Date: 31 October 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1316750

English Heritage Legacy ID: 324490

Location: Martons Both, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23

County: North Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Martons Both

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Retaining walls, pergolas and steps, 1923 by Sir Edwin Lutyens with the assistance
of Gertrude Jekyll. Thin coursed ashlar. The garden was laid out on a steeply
sloping site with a terrace parallel to the house and two arms coming off this
at right angles. Between them five flights of steps descend to a lower terrace
flanking a long pool, and at the further end more steps lead down past the rounded
end of the pool and between the great battered ends of the upper terrace. These
ends of the terrace support two pergolas each of sixteen stone piers. Another
pergola of twelve piers leads off the outer side of the eastern terrace. The
pool ends under a segmental arch and vault, the keystone of which feeds it.
The well-preserved final fruit of the collaboration between Lutyens and Jekyll.
Jane Brown: Gardens of a Golden Afternoon, 1982, p 138.

Listing NGR: SD8870351203

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