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Gatepiers, Gates, Attached Screen and Lodge House Approximately 50 Metres South East of the Manor Ho, Apethorpe

Description: Gatepiers, Gates, Attached Screen and Lodge House Approximately 50 Metres South East of the Manor Ho

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 233016

OS Grid Reference: TL0245095610
OS Grid Coordinates: 502450, 295610
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5487, -0.4905

Location: Main Street, 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

18/10 Gatepiers, gates, attached
screen and Lodge House approx.
son SE of The Manor House
Gatepiers, gates attached screen and lodge house. Probably early C20 by Sir
Reginald Blomfield. Squared coursed limestone and limestone ashlar with wrought
iron gates. Lodge house has Collyweston slate roof. 2 pairs of gatepiers, inner
and outer piers are linked by wall with square-head pedestrian gateway.
Horizontally channelled ashlar with arch-head niches to inner piers. Piers are
surmounted by large urns with swags and torchere finials. Inner piers have
standing figures attached to urns. Inner piers formerly linked by gates are now
linked by ashlar screen with balusters. Wrought-iron gateways to pedestrian
openings. Single-storey lodge house, attached to right, probably of 2-unit plan,
has main front facing former driveway, with central gablet and recessed porch
with columns. Formerly the main entrance to Apethorpe Hall (q.v.), modified mid

Listing NGR: TL0245095610

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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