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Ornamental Archway, Approximately 350 Metres South of Stoke Rochford Hall, Stoke Rochford

Description: Ornamental Archway, Approximately 350 Metres South of Stoke Rochford Hall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 14 July 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 193412

OS Grid Reference: SK9193427594
OS Grid Coordinates: 491934, 327594
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8380, -0.6366

Location: Church Close, Stoke Rochford, Lincolnshire NG33 5EL

Locality: Stoke Rochford
Local Authority: South Kesteven District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG33 5EL

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Listing Text

SK 92 NW
6/171 Ornamental archway,
approx. 350 M south
of Stoke Rochford
G.V. I
Archway. 1676, altered 1704, reduced C19 to form ornament in
Stoke Rochford Park for Sir Christopher Turnor. Ashlar with
coursed limestone rubble side walls. Plinth, rusticated quoins
and segmental pediment. Round headed central archway,
rusticated, with key block, flanked by panelled Doric pilasters,
within the bases blank semi-circular headed niches with key and
impost blocks and cornices. Above the arch a rectangular panel
contains the date 1704 and beneath is a Latin inscription
recording the death of Sir Edmund Turnor. Above the dentillated
cornice is a keyed oculus with rusticated slightly advanced
panels to either side. Thought to be on the site of the stable
block to the former house. In the side walls are chamfered
rectangular doorways.

Listing NGR: SK9193427594

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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