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Gates,gateways,balustrade and Seat Approximately 50 Metres North East,east and South of Lilford Hall, Lilford-cum-Wigsthorpe

Description: Gates,gateways,balustrade and Seat Approximately 50 Metres North East,east and South of Lilford Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 232818

OS Grid Reference: TL0294783986
OS Grid Coordinates: 502947, 283986
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4442, -0.4868

Location: Wigsthorpe, Northamptonshire PE8 5SG

Locality: Lilford-cum-Wigsthorpe
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE8 5SG

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Listing Text

TL08SW, TL0284
7/95, 16/95 Gates, gateways, balustrade
and seat approx. 50m. NE, E
and S of Lilford Hall

Gates, gateways, balustrade and seat. Mid C19 by W.G. Habershon of St. Neots.
Limestone ashlar, with cast-iron gates. Arched and lattice balustrade with
rusticated square piers, some with ball finials. Balustrade enclosed formal
garden to east of Lilford Hall (q.v.). Centre of eastern section of balustrade
breaks forward and is flanked by 2 pairs of gates, also breaking forward.
Northern section of balustrade has stone seat attached. Southern section of
balustrade has section attached at right angles between formal garden and
forecourt. Balustrade also forms part of forecourt with Gate arch, walls and
balustrade attached to south-west of Lilford Hall (q.v.), Gate arch, seat niche,
walls, balustrade and terrace walls attached to and to south-east of Lilford
Hall (q.v.) and Balustrade approximately 30 metres south and south-west of
Lilford Hall (q.v.).
(Northamptonshire Records Office, Architectural Drawings Collection; Country
Life, June 27th 1900, p.112-117).

Listing NGR: TL0294783986

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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