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Pair of Gatepiers at Entrance to Overton Drive

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wanstead, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5697 / 51°34'10"N

Longitude: 0.0237 / 0°1'25"E

OS Eastings: 540347

OS Northings: 187582

OS Grid: TQ403875

Mapcode National: GBR LP.YDX

Mapcode Global: VHHN4.CTC2

Entry Name: Pair of Gatepiers at Entrance to Overton Drive

Listing Date: 20 December 1954

Last Amended: 22 February 1979

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1081022

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204799

Location: Redbridge, London, E11

County: London

District: Redbridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Wanstead

Built-Up Area: Redbridge

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Wanstead St Mary with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

BLAKE HALL ROAD
1.
5027
E11
Pair of gatepiers at
entrance to Overton Drive
(formerly listed as Gate pier
in the grounds of No 65 and
Gate pier in the grounds of
Overton Court)
TQ 48 NW 5/13 20.12.54
II* GV
2.
Probably early C18. Pair of Portland stone piers of rusticated form with applied
pilasters having enriched panels and Corinthian capitals, cornice and pedestal,
finials missing. The sides of the piers bear the interlaced monograms of Sir
Richard Child, first Earl of Tylney. Part of the Colen Campbell rebuilding
1715-22.
One of the original entrances to Wanstead Park.


Listing NGR: TQ4034787582

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