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Walls, Gatepiers and Attached Gates Attached to Approximately 40 Metres East of East Front of Apetho, Apethorpe

Description: Walls, Gatepiers and Attached Gates Attached to Approximately 40 Metres East of East Front of Apetho

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 233009

OS Grid Reference: TL0242595454
OS Grid Coordinates: 502425, 295454
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5473, -0.4909

Location: Apethorpe, Northamptonshire PE8 5AQ

Locality: Apethorpe
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE8 5AQ

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Listing Text

18/3 Walls, gatepiers and attached
23/05/67 gates attached to and
extending approx. 40m E of E
front of Apethorpe Hall
Walls, gatepiers and attached gates. Early C20 by Sir Reginald Blomfield for
Leonard Brassey later Baron Brassey. Limestone ashlar gatepiers and balustrade,
to east, and squared coursed limestone walls to north and south. wrought iron
gates to centre of south and east sides, gates to north now missing. Gatepiers
have obelisks with swags and ball finials. Similar piers at corners. Open
balustrade with 12 sub-divisions to east. The forecourt was originally the
gravel garden of the early C18. The walls, gatepiers and attached gates form
part of the forecourt layout to Apethorpe Hall with Apethorpe Hall (q.v.) and
wall and gatepier attached to north-east corner of East front of Apethorpe Hall
(Country Life: March 20th 1909, p414-423: March 27th 1909, p450-459)

Listing NGR: TL0242595454

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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