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Latitude: 53.529 / 53°31'44"N
Longitude: -1.5103 / 1°30'37"W
OS Eastings: 432559
OS Northings: 403707
OS Grid: SE325037
Mapcode National: GBR KWWM.TN
Mapcode Global: WHCBR.SK0F
Entry Name: Entrance Gateway and Gates to Stainborough Park
Listing Date: 4 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1315050
English Heritage Legacy ID: 333909
Location: Stainborough, Barnsley, S75
Civil Parish: Stainborough
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Silkstone All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
STAINBOROUGH PARK DRIVE
1/34 Entrance gateway
and gates to
Gateway and gates to Stainborough Park. c1768 for the 2nd Earl of Strafford.
Coursed, squared sandstone with ashlar dressings, wrought-iron gates. Single
archway with gates and wing walls. Rusticated quoins and voussoirs, impost
band and band over arch, moulded pediment copings with ball finial bases. Wing
walls have copings continuous from impost band and terminate in ashlar end piers
each with band and ball finial base. Stone brackets rise from the wing walls to
flank the central section. Old iron gates (possibly original) have dog bars
beneath scrolled panel and more scrolls beneath curving top rail, all bars have
spear finials. Ball finials now preserved in garden of Nos 1-3 (consec), Park Drive
(Menagerie House) (q.v.). Formed the principal entrance to Stainborough Park
from the north.
Listing NGR: SE3255903707
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