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Steps and Lower Terraces in Garden at Iford Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Westwood, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3291 / 51°19'44"N

Longitude: -2.2872 / 2°17'13"W

OS Eastings: 380086

OS Northings: 158922

OS Grid: ST800589

Mapcode National: GBR 0R5.QJM

Mapcode Global: VH96V.9VQJ

Plus Code: 9C3V8PH7+J4

Entry Name: Steps and Lower Terraces in Garden at Iford Manor

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1364058

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314686

Location: Westwood, Wiltshire, BA15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Westwood

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Westwood St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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6/238 Steps and lower terraces in
garden at Iford Manor


Three flights of steps linked by terraces, ascending from courtyard
at east end of Iford Manor (q.v.). Circa 1905 by H.A. Peto.
Rubble stone terrace revetment walls with ashlar piers. Lowest
flight of steps flanked by C18 square piers with fielded panels and
moulded cappings with lead urns, flanking revetment walls with flat
coping. Middle terrace has revetment walls with coping swept up to
square plinths with lead urns, canted recess with C15 Italian
wellhead. Upper terrace steps flanked by C13 Comacine Italian
marble lions with plain columns surmounted by standing figures,
rubble stone revetment walls with coping also framing steps. One
of Peto's earliest improvements to the gardens at Iford Manor.
(E. Cartwright-Hignett, The Gardens at Iford Manor, 1985)

Listing NGR: ST8008658922

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