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Description: Walls, Gate Piers and Gates at Scraptoft Hall
Date Listed: 21 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 190741
OS Grid Reference: SK6479205636
OS Grid Coordinates: 464792, 305636
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6446, -1.0438
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SK 60 NW CHURCH HILL (East Side)
1/83 Walls, gate piers and gates
at Scraptoft Hall
Walls, gate piers and gates. Earlier C18. Red brick, stone and wrought iron.
Brick, stone coped, wall c2m high projects forward from either corner of entrance
front of Scraptoft Hall (q.v.) and forms forecourt with wrbught iron screen
across the front. On either side are a pair of cemented gate piers with fine
wrought iron gates. On left side a further pair of piers and gates of c1900.
There is also a pair of brick piers with gates on the left corner across the
driveway to the stableblock (q.v.). Stone pineapple finials. However the
outstanding feature is the gate in the centre of the forecourt screen. Elaborate
wrought iron work with scrolls and foliage, and cresting with ram's head crest.
'A set of superb iron gates'. Pevsner, where illustration, pl.36. This gate
and the pineapple finials removed for repair 1984.
Listing NGR: SK6479205636
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Source: English Heritage
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