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Description: Gateway to Oakham Castle
Date Listed: 24 November 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 186495
OS Grid Reference: SK8615308850
OS Grid Coordinates: 486153, 308850
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6705, -0.7274
Gateway to Oakham
SK 8608 6/120
Probably erected by the first Duke of Buckingham. Resembles 2 gateways
in the Park at Burley-on-the-Hill. Ashlar and coursed rubble. Pointed
inner and outer arches with chamfered edges and surmounted by architrave,
frieze, cornice and pediment. Corners of pediment support small obelisk
pinnacles with star finials. Modern wrought iron gates with horseshoe
Listing NGR: SK8615308850
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Source: English Heritage
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