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Gate Arch,walls and Balustrade Attached to South West of Lilford Hall, Lilford-cum-Wigsthorpe

Description: Gate Arch,walls and Balustrade Attached to South West of Lilford Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 232820

OS Grid Reference: TL0289984067
OS Grid Coordinates: 502899, 284067
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4449, -0.4875

Location: Wigsthorpe, Northamptonshire PE8 5SN

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

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Listing Text

Gate arch, walls and
balustrade attached to SW of
Lilford Hall

Gate arch, walls and balustrade. Mid C19 by W.G. Habershon of St. Neots.
Limestone ashlar. Gatearch in Jacobean style has arch-head opening flanked by
columns supporting an entablature with bracketed cornice. Device with scrolls
and finial above. Flanking walls are rusticated and have open arched parapet.
Balustrade attached at right angles to left of gate arch is similar with
rusticated square piers some with ball finials. Gate arch forms pair with, and
part of, forecourt with gatearch, seat niche walls, balustrade and terrace walls
attached to and to south-east of Lilford Hall (q.v.), Balustrade approximately
30 metres south of Lilford Hall (q.v.), and Gates, gateways, balustrade and seat
approximately 50 metres north-east and east and south of Lilford Hall (q.v.).
(Northamptonshire Records Office, Architectural Drawings Collection; Country
Life, June 27th 1900, p.l12-l17).

Listing NGR: TL0289984067

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Source: English Heritage

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