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Description: Walls, Gatepiers and Attached Gates Attached to Approximately 40 Metres East of East Front of Apetho
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
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APETHORPE APETHORPE PARK
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
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Source: English Heritage
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