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Terrace Wall and Steps to West Terrace and to Croquet Lawn of Charlecote Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Charlecote, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1381806

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482170

Location: Charlecote, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV35

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Charlecote

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Charlecote St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


CHARLECOTE

SP2556 CHARLECOTE PARK
1901-1/10/32 Terrace wall and steps to west
18/03/97 terrace and to croquet lawn of
Charlecote Park

GV II

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
lawn.
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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