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Gateway Approximately 220 Metres South of Bingham's Melcombe House, Melcombe Horsey

Description: Gateway Approximately 220 Metres South of Bingham's Melcombe House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 104872

OS Grid Reference: ST7721701911
OS Grid Coordinates: 377217, 101911
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8163, -2.3248

Location: Melcombe Horsey, Dorset DT2 7PZ

Locality: Melcombe Horsey
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 7PZ

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Listing Text


10/142 Gateway approximately
220 m south of
Bingham's Melcombe

- II

Park entrance gateway, late C18. 2 piers flanking main gateway with
smaller outer piers forming pedestrian entrances. Purbeck ashlar,
rusticated. Moulded bases and cornices. Inner piers surmounted
by carved eagles, outer piers by pineapple finials. Probably late
C19 iron gates.
RCHM, Dorset, vol III, p 168, no 2.

Listing NGR: ST7721701911

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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