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Walls, Railings, Gate Piers, Gates and Steps to Front of Number 72

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Donington, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8377 / 52°50'15"N

Longitude: -1.3446 / 1°20'40"W

OS Eastings: 444249

OS Northings: 326884

OS Grid: SK442268

Mapcode National: GBR 7HJ.2WX

Mapcode Global: WHDH8.9XZY

Entry Name: Walls, Railings, Gate Piers, Gates and Steps to Front of Number 72

Listing Date: 16 January 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1101782

English Heritage Legacy ID: 358132

Location: Castle Donington, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, DE74

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Castle Donington

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Castle Donington St Edward the King and Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

CASTLE DONINGTON HIGH STREET
SK 4426-4526
(west side)
10/85 Walls, railings, gate-
piers, gates and steps
to front of No 72
GV II

Garden walls with dwarf walls, railings, gatepiers, gates and steps. Piers are
c1730-40, of rusticated ashlar, with moulded bases and capitals, and pine-cone
finials. There are 2 sets, one pair flanking driveway to left, the other pair
flanking gates to steps up to front door of house. To either side and between
sets of piers are early-mid C19 brick dwarf walls with stone copings and cast
iron railings. Railings are of same date and have finials with fleur-de-lys to
alternate rails. Another length of dwarf wall with railings curves back from
pier to right of driveway. Central pair of gates are also early-mid C19,
similar to railings, and are ramped down to central lotus finial. Lower rail-
ings of gate have frieze of roundels. To right is a high stone garden wall.


Listing NGR: SK4424926884

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