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Gatepiers to South of Gosforth Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Gosforth, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.4195 / 54°25'10"N

Longitude: -3.4322 / 3°25'55"W

OS Eastings: 307165

OS Northings: 503622

OS Grid: NY071036

Mapcode National: GBR 4KGB.RH

Mapcode Global: WH711.75WR

Entry Name: Gatepiers to South of Gosforth Hall

Listing Date: 9 March 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1063743

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76226

Location: Gosforth, Copeland, Cumbria, CA20

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

Civil Parish: Gosforth

Built-Up Area: Gosforth

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Gosforth St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


27/28 Gatepiers to south of
Gosforth Hall
G.V. II*

2 gatepiers; c1658 (contemporary with Hall) for Robert and Isabel Copley.
Sandstone, square in plan c12 ft high overall. Monolithic uprights have cavetto
and roll mouldings between plinth block and frieze (with scroll decoration).
Deeply moulded capital, with cable decoration, surmounted by large ball finial
on ornately-moulded plinth. Capital mouldings were originally extended as
coping to walls (now demolished) flanking drive.

Listing NGR: NY0716503622

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