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Gate Piers and Walls to South West and West of South Garden and Wall, Gate Piers, Mounting Blocks an, Burton Agnes

Description: Gate Piers and Walls to South West and West of South Garden and Wall, Gate Piers, Mounting Blocks an

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 167776

OS Grid Reference: TA1024663234
OS Grid Coordinates: 510246, 463234
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0533, -0.3174

Location: Shady Lane, Burton Agnes, East Riding of Yorkshire YO25 4NA

Locality: Burton Agnes
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO25 4NA

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Listing Text

TA 1063-1163
(north side, off)

11/20 Gate piers and walls to
south-west and west of
South Garden and wall,
gate piers, mounting
blocks and dog kennel to
south and west of Manor
House at Burton Agnes


Walls, gate piers, mounting blocks and dog kennel. Early C17 with later
additions and alterations including those of c1730 and mid C20, dog kennel
of 1859. Pinkish-red brick in English garden wall bond with ashlar and
brick dressings. Walls approximately 3 metres high, mainly with rubbed
brick plinth, dentilled cornice and rubbed brick copings, bell-shaped on
section, otherwise with flat or chamfered ashlar coping. Wall to south of
South Garden has been raised and abutts Gatehouse (qv). Wall to west of
South Garden has inserted but now blocked C18 pedestrian entrance with
moulded ashlar architrave; entrance to stable yard has rebuilt gate piers,
square on plan, with moulded ashlar plinths, replacement moulded ashlar
cornices and pineapple finials, double ornamental wrought-iron gates between.
Wall to south of Manor House has gate piers to each end, square on plan with
moulded ashlar bases and cornices, those to west have ball finials on shaped
bases, those to east are surmounted by winged eagles. 2 ashlar mounting
blocks of 3 and 5 steps abutt to south; between these is an ornamental dog
kennel with plaque inscribed "HB 1859" built for Henry Boynton: ashlar
plinth, quoined jambs to blind entrance with moulded hood and mask keystone,
shaped gable surmounted by finials. Wall to west of Manor House ramps
upwards above C18 pedestrian entrance, an 8-fielded-panel door in ashlar
architrave with keystone. To north end, an elliptically-arched, blocked

Listing NGR: TA1027563220

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Source: English Heritage

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