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Gate Piers and Gates Circa 100 Metres North of Church of St Giles, Blaston

Description: Gate Piers and Gates Circa 100 Metres North of Church of St Giles

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 190909

OS Grid Reference: SP8029395536
OS Grid Coordinates: 480293, 295536
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5518, -0.8172

Location: Horninghold Lane, Blaston, Leicestershire LE16 8DD

Locality: Blaston
Local Authority: Harborough District Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE16 8DD

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Listing Text

SP 89 NW Gate Piers and Gates
clOOm N of Church of
3/7 St. Giles


Gate piers and gates. Piers, late C18, gates C19. Rendered red brick and stone
piers with wood and wrought iron gates. The 2 piers have moulded stone plinths
and cornices and are surmounted by round tapering finials with flat tops and
carved drops of flowers down them. Perhaps finials were originally pedestals
for further stonework. Total height c3½m. Pair of wooden gates, the centres filled
with wrought iron bars. Fleur-de-lys finials. These gates originally led to Blaston
Hall, demolished earlier C20, and now lead to grounds of Stone House (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SP8029395536

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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