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Description: Gateway, Lodges and Walls at Entrance to Swinburne Castle
Date Listed: 5 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239564
OS Grid Reference: NY9357073478
OS Grid Coordinates: 393570, 573478
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0558, -2.1022
NY 97 SW CHOLLERTON A6079
Gateway, lodges and
14/29 walls at entrance to
Gateway, walls and lodges. Late C18. Ashlar with Welsh slate roofs. Cast-iron
railings. Archway flanked by single-storey l-bay lodges and by quadrant walls
Archway has to each side a pair of engaged Tuscan columns with round-headed
niches between. The capitals have sprays of oak leaves. Fluted frieze and
cornice. Round arch in archivolt has ox skull with tasseled horns on keystone.
Flanking rectangular panels with Adam-style rosettes and fans. Pediment above
has cartouche with feathers.
Lodges have 4-pane sashes. Fluted frieze and cornice; and corniced parapet
with blind balustraded panels.
Lodge inner returns have plank doors with pulvinated overpanels. Stone corniced
end stacks and hipped roofs.
Low quadrant walls with chamfered coping topped by spearhead railings and urn
finials to principal standards, ending in tall square corniced piers.
Listing NGR: NY9357073478
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Source: English Heritage
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