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Latitude: 52.2055 / 52°12'19"N
Longitude: -1.6227 / 1°37'21"W
OS Eastings: 425881
OS Northings: 256429
OS Grid: SP258564
Mapcode National: GBR 5N1.QK3
Mapcode Global: VHBXV.TTJN
Entry Name: Terrace Wall and Steps to West Terrace and to Croquet Lawn of Charlecote Park
Listing Date: 18 March 1997
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1381806
English Heritage Legacy ID: 482170
Location: Charlecote, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV35
Civil Parish: Charlecote
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Charlecote St Leonard
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
SP2556 CHARLECOTE PARK
1901-1/10/32 Terrace wall and steps to west
18/03/97 terrace and to croquet lawn of
Garden walls and steps. 1858. By John Gibson. For Henry
Spencer Lucy. Ashlar on brick.
Terrace wall and parapet extending round west terrace,
including steps to River Avon, along west side of lawn in
front of south wing and round west and north sides of croquet
Wall extends approx 41m along west side of terrace, with steps
down to central projection of approx 15.5m, which has steps
down to river; multi-angular projection to each end. Wall
extends approx 25.5m along north side of terrace and then
round west and north sides of croquet lawn approx 30m square.
Wall extends along south side of west terrace ending in steps
up to house and is continued approx 30m south along lawn to
west of south wing, with return to south end incorporating
wooden gate. Stone-coped brick wall with torus moulding, and
quoins to projections; parapet has strapwork panels between
piers with fluting and is continued to both sides of river
steps. Projections have stone benches.
21 urns of varied design stand at intervals along parapet and
to each end of river steps; most have lattice pattern. Gate to
south end has same strapwork pattern as parapet.
The terrace is axial with the west range of the house, but the
double avenue across the river follows the axis of the C16
house and park.
(The National Trust: Charlecote Park: 1991-: 48).
Listing NGR: SP2589456403
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