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South Gates, Gate Piers, Lodges, Linking Wall, Boundary Walls and Piers, Holkham

Description: South Gates, Gate Piers, Lodges, Linking Wall, Boundary Walls and Piers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 May 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 223343

OS Grid Reference: TF8823939783
OS Grid Coordinates: 588239, 339783
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9225, 0.7987

Location: The Avenue, Holkham, Norfolk NR23 1RU

Locality: Holkham
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR23 1RU

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Listing Text

9/59 South Gates, Gate Piers
Lodges, Linking Wall,
Boundary Walls and

Lodges and entrance gates to Park. cl850. Gault brick with limestone and stucco
dressings. Slate roofs. Square lodge pavilions on E and W of Avenue with
pyramidal slate roofs with finials. Rusticated brick quoins and dentilled eaves.
Window with keyed stone surrounds and iron tracery in geometrio patterns. Square
bay windows with hipped roofs facing Avenue. Entrance doors on N side with
stuccoed surrounds. Keystone and canopy on console brackets. Lower wings, partly
C20, on E and W sides: casements with glazing bar. Chimney stack with moulded cap
at junction between the two blocks. Central rusticated gault brick gate piers with
carved and moulded stone capitals on console brackets. Wrought iron gates and
cage-type gate piers with scrolled finials. Curved gault brick linking wall,
pierced and with moulded stone coping, between gate piers and lodges. Rusticated
gault brick boundary walls with pierced balustrading terminating in rusticated
piers on E and W sides of lodges.

Listing NGR: TF8823939783

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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