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Emmott Hall Gateway, Laneshaw Bridge

Description: Emmott Hall Gateway

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 186253

OS Grid Reference: SD9272040529
OS Grid Coordinates: 392720, 440529
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8609, -2.1122

Location: 20 School Lane, Laneshaw, Lancashire BB8 7EQ

Locality: Laneshaw Bridge
Local Authority: Pendle Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB8 7EQ

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Listing Text


8/103 Emmott Hall gateway

- II

Gatepiers, side piers, wing walls and gates. Probably 1737. Sandstone with
wrought iron gates. The gatepiers are massive and square in plan, but made
broader by buttresses to either side which end in volutes. Plinth, cornice and
intermittent rustication. The cornice carries a gadrooned base to a ball finial
with an abacus at the midpoint. On the inner side the piers have Doric pilasters,
but on the outer side rusticated niches. The side piers are similar but lack
these additions. While the,side railings are fairly plain, the gates have
running dog to the lock rail, dog bars, spear finials and a good scrolled

Listing NGR: SD9272040529

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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