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Retaining Walls to Terrace, Terminating at the West End in a Raised Square over a Vaulted Undercroft

A Grade II Listed Building in Sodbury, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.533 / 51°31'58"N

Longitude: -2.3258 / 2°19'32"W

OS Eastings: 377498

OS Northings: 181612

OS Grid: ST774816

Mapcode National: GBR 0NM.SZ0

Mapcode Global: VH95V.MQTP

Entry Name: Retaining Walls to Terrace, Terminating at the West End in a Raised Square over a Vaulted Undercroft

Listing Date: 29 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320876

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34169

Location: Sodbury, South Gloucestershire, GL9

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Sodbury

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Old Sodbury St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


Retaining walls to
terrace, terminating
at the west end in a
raised square over a
vaulted undercroft

Probably mid-C19. In the form of Renaissance fortifications. Coursed rubble with
ashlar coping. Embrasures at wide intervals. At the west end the walls enclose
raised square "terreplain", with corner bastions. Under the square is a long barrel
vaulted storage chamber, possibly an ice-house entered from field level.

The terrace might have been a bowling green.

Listing NGR: ST7749881612

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

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