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Lion Gate to Ince Blundell Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Ince Blundell, Sefton

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Latitude: 53.5115 / 53°30'41"N

Longitude: -3.0121 / 3°0'43"W

OS Eastings: 332979

OS Northings: 402123

OS Grid: SD329021

Mapcode National: GBR 7WDT.PY

Mapcode Global: WH86M.PZWW

Entry Name: Lion Gate to Ince Blundell Hall

Listing Date: 11 October 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075867

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216461

Location: Ince Blundell, Sefton, L23

County: Sefton

Civil Parish: Ince Blundell

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Sefton St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

SD 30 SW
(north-east side)
6/63 Lion gate to
11.10.68 Ince Blundell Hall
Entrance archway with flanking pedestrian entrances.
1770-76, with mid C19 addition. Central round-arched
entrance with impost continued as cornice band; archivolt
and keystone. Flanking Doric columns and entablature with 2
bucrania and rosettes to metopes. Broken pediment has
central cartouche bearing Weld-Blundell arms supporting urn
with rams' heads and swags, and with flanking festoons.
Cartouche and urn added after 1847. Pedestrian entances
have rusticated surrounds and flat arches supporting bases
with swags and rosettes and, to the left entrance, a
lioness, and a lion to the right. Entrances have mid C19
cast iron gates, paired to central entrance. Set in brick
estate wall with stone coping. Design copied from painting
c.1690 by Sebastiano Ricci, "The Marriage of Bacchus and
Ariadne" at one time in the hall.

Listing NGR: SD3297902123

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