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Wall Retaining Upper Terrace on Garden Front of Eastnor Castle, and Steps and Arcaded Fountain at South-West End

A Grade II Listed Building in Eastnor, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.0293 / 52°1'45"N

Longitude: -2.3874 / 2°23'14"W

OS Eastings: 373517

OS Northings: 236837

OS Grid: SO735368

Mapcode National: GBR 0GJ.P7G

Mapcode Global: VH93H.K8Q5

Entry Name: Wall Retaining Upper Terrace on Garden Front of Eastnor Castle, and Steps and Arcaded Fountain at South-West End

Listing Date: 10 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349512

English Heritage Legacy ID: 152454

Location: Eastnor, County of Herefordshire, HR8

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Eastnor

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Eastnor

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 73 NW

4/32 Wall retaining upper terrace
on garden front of Eastnor
- Castle, and steps and
arcaded fountain at south-
west end


Terrace retaining wall, steps and arcaded fountain. 1811-20 by Robert Smirke,
altered. 1870s by G E Fox and arcaded fountain late 1880s by Fox for Lady Henry
Somerset. Retaining wall approximately 5 m high. Coursed and squared rubble,
corbelled out, embattled, ashlar parapet. Squared projection at north end and
smaller off-centre projection. At the south-west end is a flight of steps down
to the lower terrace. Set against this flight is a tall, triple arcade, in
the centre of which is set a relief panel of arms and supporters and a central
spout. The spout feeds into a freestanding pillar fountain enriched with
waterleaf ornament, a stag's head and a fishscale top. The basin of the
fountain is surrounded by a low wall.

Listing NGR: SO7351736837

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

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