Description: Entrance Gateway and Gates to Stainborough Park
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
STAINBOROUGH PARK DRIVE
1/34 Entrance gateway
and gates to
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
Source: English Heritage
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