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Gates and Gate Piers on West Side of Road Opposite Main Gateway, Newburgh

Description: Gates and Gate Piers on West Side of Road Opposite Main Gateway

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 332771

OS Grid Reference: SE5408276440
OS Grid Coordinates: 454082, 476440
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1809, -1.1728

Location: Newburgh, North Yorkshire YO61 4AS

Locality: Newburgh
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO61 4AS

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Listing Text

SE 57 NW
2/61 Gates and gate piers on
west side of road
17.5.60 opposite main gateway
(formerly included in
Outbuildings, entrance
lodges, ironwork screen
and gateway opposite, at
Newburgh Priory)

Gates and gate piers. Probably early C18. For 4th Viscount Fauconberg. Ashlar
sandstone piers, wrought-iron gates. The piers are pilasters attached to the
front of a brick field wall, and are of 5 pulvinated bands with square base.
Plain capitals, with bow-shaped capstones, which may have been renewed. Paired
gates have square bars and intermediate lower bars with inverted-V finials. On
the top of the gates are scrollwork volutes with leaves. The closing bar has an
acorn finial. This gateway continues the line of the main drive from Newburgh
Priory, through the main gateway with lodges. Beyond this gateway is a fine
avenue of mature trees. The gateway is set in a brick wall which returns to the
right behind Home Farm and has strange circular openings: although not of list-
able quality, the walls are an integral part of the composition.

Listing NGR: SE5408276440

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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