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Gate Piers and Wall to Womersley Park, Womersley

Description: Gate Piers and Wall to Womersley Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 326498

OS Grid Reference: SE5332319037
OS Grid Coordinates: 453323, 419037
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6651, -1.1945

Location: Park Lane, Womersley, North Yorkshire DN6 9BG

Locality: Womersley
Local Authority: Selby District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN6 9BG

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Listing Text

SE 51 NW
(east and south sides)
5/23 Gate piers and wall to
Womersley Park

Gate piers and wall. Probably early C18 and late C18. Magnesian limestone
rubble and pinkish-brown brick with ashlar dressings. Piers project
slightly from wall and have square ashlar frieze and cornice surmounted by
obelisks. Entry is infilled and has a now-blocked pedestrian entrance under
double segmental arch. Further entrance to west end a 6-fielded-panel door
within elliptically-arched surround. The wall extends around the corner of
Park Lane for approximately 30 metres and has ashlar capstones. To part of
wall are blocked elliptically-arched openings for heating system. It forms
an integral part of the village scape.

Listing NGR: SE5332619037

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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