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Description: Gates to Stradsett Hall, Including Railings
Date Listed: 26 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 221519
OS Grid Reference: TF6666605735
OS Grid Coordinates: 566666, 305735
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6238, 0.4608
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TF 60 NE STRADSETT
5/45 Gates to Stradsett
Hall, including railings
Gate piers, gates and railings. Mid C18. Gault brick and wrought iron.
2 square section piers on stepped plinths with flat moulded cornice upon which
stand fluted ashlar urns. Fillets with scrolled tops support central gates
in 3 parts, the centre section hinged. Square section verticals between
unadorned square stiles. Inner 2 verticals of side panels with scrolled and
square panel decoration running full height. Bottom panels with dog rail
of pointed arrowheads. Lockrail adorned by pair of bifurcating S scrolls
in each of 3 parts. Continuous square section top rail upon which is ramped
scrolled overthrow of running repoussée sheet acanthus. To left and right
are further gate piers of similar design but of lower height and with ball
finials on incurving square plinths. Between main and subsidiary piers are
elaborated railings matching centre gates. Square section railings on brick
plinth lead right and left to terminate in brick piers identical to subsidiary
gate piers. From western pier ramped brick walling returns towards house
and is also included.
Listing NGR: TF6666605735
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Source: English Heritage
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