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Gatepiers and Linking Walls Opposite Junction with Middle Lane, Rotherham

Description: Gatepiers and Linking Walls Opposite Junction with Middle Lane

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 335668

OS Grid Reference: SK4384193229
OS Grid Coordinates: 443841, 393229
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4340, -1.3416

Location: Doncaster Road, Rotherham S65 2BN

Locality: Rotherham
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S65 2BN

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Listing Text

(north side)
5/36 Gate piers and
linking walls
opposite junction
with Middle Lane
- II
Gate piers with linking walls. Probably c1786 and by John Carr for Joseph
Walker (i.e. contemporary with Eastwood House, demolished 1920s). Ashlar
sandstone. Two end piers with curved walls linking to pair of more elaborate
gate piers, gates removed. Continuous plinth. Each pier has monolithic,
rusticated shaft with sunken panel in raised strip on front face, fluting
beneath band. End piers have domed top. Gate piers have frieze with paterae
and cornice surmounted by carved bowls (reset). Left pier inscribed 'EASTWOOD',
right pier inscribed 'HOUSE'. Square-cut copings to linking walls.

Listing NGR: SK4384193229

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Source: English Heritage

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