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Gate Piers, Gates, Walls and Terraces Immediately North and East of Flete, Holbeton

Description: Gate Piers, Gates, Walls and Terraces Immediately North and East of Flete

Grade: I
Date Listed: 19 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 100394

OS Grid Reference: SX6280451417
OS Grid Coordinates: 262804, 51417
Latitude/Longitude: 50.3467, -3.9296

Location: Holbeton, Devon PL21 9NX

Locality: Holbeton
Local Authority: South Hams District Council
County: Devon
Country: England
Postcode: PL21 9NX

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Listing Text

Gate piers, gates,
walls and terraces
immediately north and
east of Flete


Two pairs of gate piers and forecourt and terrace walls to Flete House qv. 1878 by
R. Norman Shaw. Pair of large ashlar gate piers in front of entrance with fluting in
fielded panels, moulded cornices, caps with Vitruvian scroll friezes, and ball
finials Wrought-iron gates with elaborate overthrow. Low forecourt walls either
side with moulded saddle-back coping, around forecourt with pedestrian gateway to
lower terrace on east side with four-centred moulded arch between gate piers which
have ball finials. The terrace to the east of the house has stone revetments with
weathered buttresses and saddle-back coping, and overlooks the park to the east
through which flows the River Erme.
Included as Grade I as part of Norman Shaw's overall design.

Listing NGR: SX6280451417

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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