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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
Entry Name: Forecourt Retaining Wall Approximately 70 Metres to South West of Loton Park
Listing Date: 18 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1366889
English Heritage Legacy ID: 258934
Location: Alberbury with Cardeston, Shropshire, SY5
Civil Parish: Alberbury with Cardeston
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Alberbury
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SJ 3514 ALBERBURY WITH ALBERBURY
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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