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Gates and Gate Piers Approximately 174 Metres to North West of Longnor Hall, Longnor

Description: Gates and Gate Piers Approximately 174 Metres to North West of Longnor Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259607

OS Grid Reference: SJ4846400640
OS Grid Coordinates: 348464, 300640
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6011, -2.7623

Location: A49, Longnor, Shropshire SY5 7PR

Locality: Longnor
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 7PR

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Listing Text

SJ 48465 00639
9/66 Gates and gate piers
- approx. 174 metres
to north-west of
Longnor Hall


Gates and gate piers. 4 early C18 gate piers and 3 late C19 gates.
Square grey sandstone ashlar piers with plinths, chamfered rustication,
and moulded caps (replaced in probably mid-C19). 3 painted wooden gates,
central carriage gate with smaller pedestrian gates;large semi-circular
bracing and dog rails, centre gate with lower diagonal bracing. This
was formerly the main carriage entrance to Longnor Hall (q.v.) from Shrewsbury.
The gate piers are similar to another pair to the north-east of Longnor
Hall (q.v.) and a pair to the east of the Church of St. Mary (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ4846400640

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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