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Forecourt Retaining Wall Approximately 70 Metres to South West of Loton Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Alberbury with Cardeston, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7258 / 52°43'32"N

Longitude: -2.9544 / 2°57'15"W

OS Eastings: 335641

OS Northings: 314661

OS Grid: SJ356146

Mapcode National: GBR B8.17BQ

Mapcode Global: WH8BJ.LRC7

Plus Code: 9C4VP2GW+86

Entry Name: Forecourt Retaining Wall Approximately 70 Metres to South West of Loton Park

Listing Date: 18 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366889

English Heritage Legacy ID: 258934

Location: Alberbury with Cardeston, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Alberbury with Cardeston

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Alberbury

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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12/29 Forecourt retaining wall
- approx. 70 metres to
south-west of Loton Park


Forecourt retaining wall. Circa 1840. Roughly coursed red sandstone rubble
base; red sandstone ashlar parapet and piers. Approximately 40 metres
long with each end canted back; Tudor Gothic style. Parapets to angled
pieces at each end only with chamfered plinths and copings, square inner
end piers with cinquefoil-panelled urn finials, and ramps up to square
gate piers at outer ends with trefoil-panelled sides and gabled tops.
Ha-ha to south-west. Thomas Jones of Chester carried out work at Loton
Park (qv) in c.1830 and c.1838 and might also be responsible for the
retaining wall which forms the fourth side of the forecourt to the
house. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SJ3564114661

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