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Lodge, Gate Piers, Railings and Wall at Entrance to Thornton Estate

A Grade II Listed Building in Leckhampstead, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 52.0247 / 52°1'28"N

Longitude: -0.9117 / 0°54'42"W

OS Eastings: 474768

OS Northings: 236808

OS Grid: SP747368

Mapcode National: GBR BYY.4B1

Mapcode Global: VHDT4.4CWR

Entry Name: Lodge, Gate Piers, Railings and Wall at Entrance to Thornton Estate

Listing Date: 22 August 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215002

English Heritage Legacy ID: 399992

Location: Leckhampstead, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, MK19

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Leckhampstead

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: North Buckingham

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

3/55 Lodge. Gate piers,
railings & wall at
entrance to
Thornton Estate


Lodge. Circa 1850. Coursed rubble stone with stone dressings, slate
roof with cusped ridge, coped gables and moulded kneelers. L-plan.
Square porch in angle has steep pyramid roof with wooden finial. One
storey. N. gable end has 2-light mullion and transom window with
relieving arch above. W. gable end has similar 4-light canted bay
window. Porch has rustic arches with door to W. and window to N.
S. wall of two bays, gabled to right, has 2-light windows with cusped
ogee tracery.
Gate piers, railings and wall of same date. Square piers of
roughly hewn stone blocks with moulded caps flanking matching
sections of curved dressed stone wall. Central section has cast
iron railings and gates with cusped pointed arches below top rail.
Gate piers similar to above but octagonal with moulded cornices
and ogee finials.

Listing NGR: SP7476836808

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