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Description: Gates, Gatepiers, Flanking Walls and Abutments
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 167040
OS Grid Reference: SE8662545227
OS Grid Coordinates: 486625, 445227
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8960, -0.6832
LONDESBOROUGH LONDESBOROUGH PARK
SE 84 NE
16/22 Gates, gatepiers,
flanking walls and
Gateway comprising gates and gatepiers with flanking walls and abutments.
c1660-70, probably by Robert Hooke. Wrought iron gates, red brick,
rendered, with stone dressings. Gates: spikes to lower and middle rails,
ringed spikes to top rail. Pivoted latch and bolted-on gudgeon-and-pintle
hinges. Gatepiers: moulded bases, sunk panels to all faces, volute to gate
side. Deep dentilled cornices originally surmounted by ball finials, now
fallen. Spur stones. Flanking walls: moulded plinth and coping ramped to
piers under volutes. Abutments: moulded bases, sunk panels to faces,
shallow cornice. Ball finials now fallen. Gateway to former Londesborough
Hall from Londesborough Avenue. Londeborough Park is included in the HBMC
County Register of Gardens at Grade II*.
Listing NGR: SE8662345228
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Source: English Heritage
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