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Forecourt and Terrace Retaining Walls Gates and Gate Piers to East, South and West of Acton Reynald School

A Grade II Listed Building in Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8043 / 52°48'15"N

Longitude: -2.6912 / 2°41'28"W

OS Eastings: 353502

OS Northings: 323197

OS Grid: SJ535231

Mapcode National: GBR 7L.W6T6

Mapcode Global: WH8B8.MSP0

Plus Code: 9C4VR835+PG

Entry Name: Forecourt and Terrace Retaining Walls Gates and Gate Piers to East, South and West of Acton Reynald School

Listing Date: 29 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366828

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260101

Location: Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shawbury St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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17/106 Forecourt and terrace
- retaining walls,
gates and gate piers
to east, south and
west of Acton Reynald


Forecourt retaining walls, gates and gate piers and terrace retaining
walls. Circa 1840. Grey sandstone ashlar. U-plan, approximately 420
metres long. Battered base, chamfered string course, and chamfered
coping, ramped up slope and stepped up to piers. Pair of chamfered-
rusticated square corner piers to south with moulded caps and large
vase finials with carved fruit drops. Gateways positioned axially to
east, south and west consisting of octagonal gate piers with tall deeply-
recessed panels, moulded caps and carved finials. Pairs of wrought-
iron gates with dog bars and dog rails, scrolled panels and scrolled
cresting. Entrance to forecourt adjoining stable block (q.v.) to north
consisting of 2 square gate piers with moulded bases, raised and fielded
panels, moulded cornice and ovoid finials. 2 boarded gates. North-
east corner pier with globe finial. Low terrace retaining walls immediately
to south and east of house (Acton Reynald School q.v.) and short separate
section to west. Plain coping, ramped up to corners and to short flight
of steps. Large fleurs-de-lys ornaments flanking tops of steps to south
and on coping to east.

Listing NGR: SJ5350223197

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