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Gate and Gate Piers Approximately 20 Metres to North East of the Warren, Acton Burnell

Description: Gate and Gate Piers Approximately 20 Metres to North East of the Warren

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259660

OS Grid Reference: SJ5322102013
OS Grid Coordinates: 353221, 302013
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6139, -2.6923

Location: Acton Burnell, Shropshire SY5 7PA

Locality: Acton Burnell
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 7PA

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Listing Text

SJ 50 SW
6/8 Gate and gate piers
- approx. 20m to north-
east of The Warren

Gate and gate piers. Early to mid-C19. Painted cast iron. Pair of
square-section cast iron gate piers with pierced side panels, moulded
bases and capitals, and pyramidal caps with globe finials; each pier
has a cast relief of a seated dog at the base and relief of a stag's
head on each face beneath the capital. Single wrought iron gate with
spear-head railings, dograil with spear-head dogbars and lozenge-
pattern braces, and semi-circular brace above with lozenge-pattern
bracing between. The stag's head is the symbol of the Smythe family,
former occupants of Acton Burnell Hall (q.v.), and it is said that the gate
and gate piers have been moved to their present location from else-

Listing NGR: SJ5322002013

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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