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Pair of Gate Piers in Garden East of Downham Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Downham, Lancashire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8947 / 53°53'40"N

Longitude: -2.3307 / 2°19'50"W

OS Eastings: 378361

OS Northings: 444328

OS Grid: SD783443

Mapcode National: GBR DR5D.6M

Mapcode Global: WH96C.5CCM

Entry Name: Pair of Gate Piers in Garden East of Downham Hall

Listing Date: 27 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072127

English Heritage Legacy ID: 183329

Location: Downham, Ribble Valley, Lancashire, BB7

County: Lancashire

District: Ribble Valley

Civil Parish: Downham

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Downham St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

SD 78 44 DOWNHAM

13/10 Pair of gate piers in garden east
of Downham Hall
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GV II

Pair of columns re-used as gate piers, c.1600. Sandstone ashlar. Each
has a fluted shaft, foliated neck, and egg-and-dart abacus. Said to be
part of the doorcase from a house on the site of Downham Hall (q.v.),
part of which is incorporated into the present house. Whitaker, T.D.
A History of the Original Parish of Whalley. 4th ed., 1876, vol. II,
p.119,n.l.


Listing NGR: SD7836144328

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