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Entrance Gateway and Gates to Stainborough Park, Stainborough

Description: Entrance Gateway and Gates to Stainborough Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 333909

OS Grid Reference: SE3255903707
OS Grid Coordinates: 432559, 403707
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5290, -1.5103

Location: Parkdrive, Stainborough, Barnsley S75 3EW

Locality: Stainborough
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S75 3EW

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Listing Text

1/34 Entrance gateway
and gates to
Stainborough Park
Gateway and gates to Stainborough Park. c1768 for the 2nd Earl of Strafford.
Coursed, squared sandstone with ashlar dressings, wrought-iron gates. Single
archway with gates and wing walls. Rusticated quoins and voussoirs, impost
band and band over arch, moulded pediment copings with ball finial bases. Wing
walls have copings continuous from impost band and terminate in ashlar end piers
each with band and ball finial base. Stone brackets rise from the wing walls to
flank the central section. Old iron gates (possibly original) have dog bars
beneath scrolled panel and more scrolls beneath curving top rail, all bars have
spear finials. Ball finials now preserved in garden of Nos 1-3 (consec), Park Drive
(Menagerie House) (q.v.). Formed the principal entrance to Stainborough Park
from the north.

Listing NGR: SE3255903707

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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