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Gateway and Flanking Walls at the East Entrance to Lanhydrock Park

A Grade I Listed Building in Lanhydrock, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.441 / 50°26'27"N

Longitude: -4.6832 / 4°40'59"W

OS Eastings: 209570

OS Northings: 63567

OS Grid: SX095635

Mapcode National: GBR N4.PNVC

Mapcode Global: FRA 172W.HBW

Entry Name: Gateway and Flanking Walls at the East Entrance to Lanhydrock Park

Listing Date: 15 April 1988

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143097

English Heritage Legacy ID: 67568

Location: Lanhydrock, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Lanhydrock

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Lanhydrock

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

LANHYDROCK LANHYDROCK PARK
SX 06 SE
9/86 Gateway and flanking walls at the
- east entrance to Lanhydrock Park

GV I

Gateway and flanking walls. Dated 1657 ILR, for John and Lucy Robartes. Granite and
slatestone rubble with granite dressings ; C20 wooden gates.
Plan: Central wide gateway, with piers, and flanking walls swept forward about 15
metres to terminal piers. At each side of the central gateway a pedestrian gateway.
Exterior: The central gateway has a pair of large square plan granite piers, with
roll-mouldings, undercut at the inner angle, with cornice; surmounted by obelisk with
ball finial. About 4 metres high overall. C20 wooden gate. The flanking walls are
in rubble, swept forward in a quadrant, about 3 metres high, increasing in height
with the slope of the ground towards the front. Square plan granite ashlar terminal
piers, surmounted by obelisks with ball finials. To each side of the main gateway, a
pedestrian arch with round slatestone arch, each with C20 wooden gate.


Listing NGR: SX0957063567

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