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Gatepier at Eresby House, Spilsby

Description: Gatepier at Eresby House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 196180

OS Grid Reference: TF3964865136
OS Grid Coordinates: 539648, 365136
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1650, 0.0875

Location: A16, Spilsby, Lincolnshire PE23 5AA

Locality: Spilsby
Local Authority: East Lindsey District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE23 5AA

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Listing Text

TF 36 NE
(west side)
2/65 Gatepier at
Eresby House
Gatepier. Early C18, moved from far end of avenue after fire in
1769. Red brick, ashlar dressings. Square tall pier, with
moulded plinth, rolled ashlar angles, cornice, surmounted by
twisted and fluted urn with gadrooned lid. In the front panels a
central hollow niche with keystone, with single raised and
fielded ashlar panels above and beneath. On the sides are half
height pilasters with scrolled tops. Eresby Hall was destroyed
by fire in 1769. The manor of Eresby was held by the Willoughby
family, also of Grimsthorpe Castle, in the south of Lincolnshire.

Listing NGR: TF3964865136

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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