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Gazebo and retaining walls of ornamental basin, approximately 80 metres to south of Ruckley Grange

A Grade II Listed Building in Tong, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6556 / 52°39'20"N

Longitude: -2.3273 / 2°19'38"W

OS Eastings: 377954

OS Northings: 306485

OS Grid: SJ779064

Mapcode National: GBR 072.DFR

Mapcode Global: WH9DC.7H0Z

Plus Code: 9C4VMM4F+73

Entry Name: Gazebo and retaining walls of ornamental basin, approximately 80 metres to south of Ruckley Grange

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1367647

English Heritage Legacy ID: 255298

Location: Tong, Shropshire, TF11

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Tong

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Tong St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Description

SJ 70 NE
6/47

TONG CP
Ruckley
NEACHLEY LANE (west side)
Gazebo and retaining walls of ornamental basin, approximately 80 metres to south of Ruckley Grange

GV
II
Gazebo and retaining walls of ornamental basin. Circa 1904, by Sir Ernest George and Yates.

Gazebo: coursed and squared sandstone with ashlar dressings, and ogee copper roof with finial. Square plan, Neo-Jacobean style. One storey. Doric pilasters with frieze and cornice on each face, flanking central round-arched openings with continuous impost moulding, moulded architrave, and keystone. Paired small-paned glazed doors to east and west, arched casement to south, and open arch to north with steps into a pool. Interior with dado panelling.

Pool: sandstone ashlar. Cruciform plan with rounded ends, adjoining gazebo to north. Approximately 37 metres long and 12 metres wide. Dwarf walls with moulded coping; central fountain.

Listing NGR: SJ7795406485

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