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Piers and Railings Flanking Carriage Drive Approximately 20 Metres West of Studley Lodge, Studley Roger

Description: Piers and Railings Flanking Carriage Drive Approximately 20 Metres West of Studley Lodge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 331115

OS Grid Reference: SE2905870010
OS Grid Coordinates: 429058, 470010
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1251, -1.5569

Location: Plumpton Lane, Studley Roger, North Yorkshire HG4 3AZ

Locality: Studley Roger
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG4 3AZ

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Listing Text

(west side)

5/111 Piers and railings
flanking carriage drive
approximately 20 metres
west of Studley Lodge


Piers and railings. Mid - late C18 for John and William Aislabie. Ashlar
main piers and plinth, wooden railings and intermediate piers Total length
approximately 40 metres, gates missing, with 3 stone piers to each side of
drive. Stone piers: square in section, approximately 2 metres high with
deep moulded cornice and flat cap. Wooden piers flanking gateway:
approximately 1.5 metres high with pyramidal cap. Wooden pier set half way
between the 2 inner stone piers: slightly shorter than stone piers, with
band, moulded cornice and shallow pyramidal cap. Railings: top and bottom
rails, closely-spaced bars with pyramidal finials. The railings and former
low gate cross the main drive and principal vista of Studley Park from the
obelisk (qv) and Ripon Cathedral. They are the property of the National
Trust. An identical railing crosses the drive to east of Studley Lodge

Listing NGR: SE2905870010

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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