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Gate Piers to Midway Manor, Wingfield

Description: Gate Piers to Midway Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 314720

OS Grid Reference: ST8209058765
OS Grid Coordinates: 382090, 158765
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3277, -2.2584

Location: Frome Road, Wingfield, Wiltshire BA14 9LL

Locality: Wingfield
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA14 9LL

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Listing Text

(west side)

6/272 Gate piers to Midway Manor.


Gate piers. Late C19. Limestone ashlar piers with shaped recessed
panels, moulded cornice to capping surmounted by three shrapnel
shells, flanking curved walls with swept coping, relief-carved arms
set in right hand wall with motto Ratio ultima regnum. Inscription
on rear of piers recording invention of shrapnel shell by General
Shrapnel, 1785. The family built a house here in late C19; not
included in list.

Listing NGR: ST8209058765

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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