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East Gateway and Lodges, Forcett and Carkin

Description: East Gateway and Lodges

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 323258

OS Grid Reference: NZ1750612305
OS Grid Coordinates: 417506, 512305
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5058, -1.7312

Locality: Forcett and Carkin
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 7SB

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Listing Text

NZ 1612-1712
10/46 East gateway and lodges
(formerly listed as East
Gateway at Forcett Hall,
4.2.69 lodge to North of East
Gateway at Forcett Hall,
lodge to South of East
Gateway at Forcett Hall)


Gates, gateway, railings and 2 lodges. Early C18, probably by Daniel
Garrett for Richard Shuttleworth, with C19 railings and gates. Ashlar
sandstone with vertical parallel tooling, Welsh slate roofs; cast-iron
railings and gates. Central entrance with carriageway flanked by pedestrian
gates linked by wall with railings to side lodges. Gateway: central round-
arched carriageway with archivolt and square responds with caps which
continue as cornices over straight-headed side gate openings; 4 Roman Doric
half columns support open central pediment and large Doric frieze over side
gates, the cornice continuing into pediment; surmounted by 5 large urn
finials, some damaged, the inner three with gadrooning. 2 main central
gates (the northern one lying broken on the ground nearby at the time of
resurvey): moulded bars, round-arched triple "arcading", the lower halves
almost filled with decorative patterns, and with base rail with diapers and
paterae, and elaborate scrolling across the top. Side gates: of similar
design to main gates but without decorated base rail and top scrolling, and
with bronze cresting to finial. Railings: low wall supporting railings
which have round bars with decorative finials. Lodges: 1 storey, 1 bay:
Roman Doric Venetian window set within round arch, the sills continued as
band lining through with coping below railings; pediment, with inclined
parapet above terminating in circular gable chimney. Rear elevations the
same. Inner return sides of lodges: 4-panel door in rusticated quoined
surround with raised extended lintel and large tripartite keystone. Moulded
cornice. South lodge has extension to south, not of special interest.
North lodge has extensions to north and east, not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1750612305

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Source: English Heritage

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