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Description: Estate Cottages (Entrance Lodges to Denton Park)
Date Listed: 21 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 193307
OS Grid Reference: SK8695732133
OS Grid Coordinates: 486957, 332133
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8796, -0.7093
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DENTON MAIN STREET
10/66 Estate Cottages Nos 63
and 64 (Entrance lodges
to Denton Park)
Gateway, pair of gates, flanking lodges. 1898 in Jacobethan
style, possibly by Sir Arthur Blomfield. Coursed ironstone
rubble with limestone ashlar quoins and dressings, plain tiled
roof with raised moulded stone coped gables and ball finials.
Wrought iron gates. 2 stone gable stacks with ashlar quoins and
cornices. Central gateway set in gate lodges with flanking walls
containing garden gateways. 2 storey with attics, 3 bay front
having plinth, central semi-circular archway with semi-circular
responds and imposts, flanked by single 4 light windows with king
mullions. To first floor over the archway an ashlar panel
containing coat of arms and inscription "Perignum per gladium",
set in moulded surround which connects to short section of string
course terminating in inscribed shields. To either side are
single 3 light windows. Above the plaque a smaller 3 light
window. All windows have stone ovolo moulded mullions, diamond
leaded casements and cornices. In the 3 gables are small keyed
oculi. The lead rainwater pipes are dated 1898. The pair of
wrought iron gates have scrolled central rail, ramped tops and
knot motif in the centre. The flanking walls each have 2 ashlar
piers with finials, shaped parapets over the garden gateways.
Main gateway to Denton Park designed for Welby family.
Listing NGR: SK8695732133
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Source: English Heritage
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