Description: Main Gateway to Blithfield Hall with Flanking Walls
Date Listed: 8 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 273796
OS Grid Reference: SK0453623946
OS Grid Coordinates: 404536, 323946
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8130, -1.9341
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SK 02 SW BLITHFIELD C.P. BLITHFIELD PARK
- Main gateway to
Blithfield Hall with
Gateway and walls. c.1820. Brick, plastered and lined as ashlar.
4-centred gateway arch with nail studded doors, panelled spandrels and
hood mould terminating in heads, moulded string above to crenellated
parapet between 2 octagonal corner turrets with pseudo machicolated
battlements; flanked by short lengths of battlemented wall each
terminating with a battlemented octagonal turret, the right hand one
adjoining the screen wall to the kitchen courtyard (q.v. under courtyard
walls and outbuildings east of Blithfield Hall) the left hand one adjoined
by a low crenellated and buttressed wall sloping down to join the south
wall of the outer courtyard (q.v. under Bridge, gate piers, wall and
ha-ha to south of Blithfield Hall).
Listing NGR: SK0453423909
Source: English Heritage
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