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Latitude: 53.3653 / 53°21'55"N
Longitude: -0.1749 / 0°10'29"W
OS Eastings: 521540
OS Northings: 386931
OS Grid: TF215869
Mapcode National: GBR WY6J.XC
Mapcode Global: WHHJQ.8NYZ
Entry Name: Gates, Piers and Flankings Balustrades and Walls to Girsby Manor
Listing Date: 24 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1307182
English Heritage Legacy ID: 195270
Location: Burgh on Bain, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN8
District: East Lindsey
Civil Parish: Burgh on Bain
Traditional County: Lincolnshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire
Church of England Parish: Asterby Group
Church of England Diocese: Lincoln
BURGH ON BAIN GIRSBY
TF 28 NW
6/18 Gates, piers and
strades and walls
to Girsby Manor
Gates, gate piers and flanking balustrades and walls. c.1840,
reconstructed 1905. Brick, ashlar, concrete and wrought iron.
Pair of wrought iron gates with decorative upper and lower rails
and vertical panels, containing curlicues, surmounted by scrolled
top and centre piece, flanked by square ashlar cordonned pillars
with moulded bases and capitals, having egg and dart frieze,
segmental pediments surmounted by moulded concrete foxes. In the
front pediments are scrolled cartouches, that on the left
contains initials "V.U.St.J" and on the right the date "1905".
To either side are straight ashlar balustrades, surmounted by
curling wrought iron side brackets, the balustrades terminating
in square piers with ball finials. Beyond are curving sections
of balustrade terminating in similar piers. Beyond again to the
road side are stone coped low brick walls, 9 bays to the left and
3 bays to the right, divided by square brick piers again with
stone ball finials. Girsby Manor, now demolished, belonged to
the Fox family, hence the rebus gate piers which were erected by
John St. Vigor Fox.
Listing NGR: TF2154086931
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.