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Entrance Gates at North West Entrance to Battersea Park, Wandsworth

Description: Entrance Gates at North West Entrance to Battersea Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 November 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 207210

OS Grid Reference: TQ2750277225
OS Grid Coordinates: 527502, 177225
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4796, -0.1653

Location: Parkgate Road, Wandsworth, Greater London SW11 4NX

Locality: Wandsworth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW11 4NX

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be added:

(east side)

Entrance gates at
TQ 27 NE 2/17 north-west entrance
to Battersea Park
Entrance gates. c1891 for London County Council. Outer pedestrian gateways
are of Portland stone,in Arts and Crafts style. Nowy-headed coping; floating
cornice above tall keystone with carved Art-Nouveau style female head; moulded
stone architrave frames semi-circular arched doorway. Wrought-iron pedestrian
gates and ramped carriage gates, with scrolled ironwork to upper panels and spear
finials. Flanking wrought-iron screen walls, are ramped up to pedestrian gates.
One of 4 such entrances to Battersea Park designed in the 1850s by James Pennethorne.

Listing NGR: TQ2750277225

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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