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Description: North and South Gate Lodges, Gates and Gate Piers to Former Uffington House
Date Listed: 22 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 194607
OS Grid Reference: TF0651607210
OS Grid Coordinates: 506516, 307210
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6522, -0.4269
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TF 00 NE UFFINGTON BARNACK ROAD
9/222 North and south
gate lodges, gates
30.10.68 and gate piers to
Pair of gate lodges, gates, gate piers, flanking walls. c.1840
in Early Georgian style, possibly by Samuel Gray, for the Bertie
family. Ashlar with rusticated quoins, moulded plinth, cast
iron. Central pair of cast iron gates having circles to outer
rails, scrolled lower panels and central circle containing
scrolled motif. Scrolled overthrow bearing central coat of arms.
Flanked by single square rusticated gate piers with bolection
moulded cornices surmounted by life sized busts of crowned wild
men. The flanking pedestrian gates have rails with curlicues and
central circles bearing the Bertie Arms. They are set in semi-
circular headed arches with dropped keystones, the flanking walls
have moulded cornices. The square lodges have rusticated quoins,
plain friezes and moulded cornices, above are plain parapets with
balustraded panels and plain angle piers. Each has a single
glazing bar sash in a bolection moulded ashlar surround. The
side fronts have half glazed doors in moulded ashlar surrounds
with pulvinated friezes and cornices. To either side the ramped
and curving screen walls begin with square ashlar piers and
terminate in square rusticated pillars, all with moulded cornices
and ball finials. '
Listing NGR: TF0651607210
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Source: English Heritage
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