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Gates, Gatepiers, and Railings to South of the Etwall Almshouses

A Grade II* Listed Building in Etwall, Derbyshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8851 / 52°53'6"N

Longitude: -1.6019 / 1°36'6"W

OS Eastings: 426882

OS Northings: 332038

OS Grid: SK268320

Mapcode National: GBR 5CY.3SS

Mapcode Global: WHCFT.CRD1

Entry Name: Gates, Gatepiers, and Railings to South of the Etwall Almshouses

Listing Date: 22 August 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334552

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82601

Location: Etwall, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE65

County: Derbyshire

District: South Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Etwall

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Etwall St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 26/2732 PARISH OF ETWALL CHURCH HILL
6/14 (West Side)
Gates, gatepiers,
and railings to
south of the
Etwall Alms-
houses
GV II*


Railings, gatepiers and gates. Early C18 and 1849. Gates by
Robert Bakewell and originally from Etwall Hall. They were
re-erected after restoration in 1984. Wrought iron, brick and
stone. Low brick walls with chamfered stone copings, to either
side of gates, surmounted by plain railings with square stiles,
topped by urn finials. Attached at right angles to either end
of the railings are pairs of brick gate piers with moulded stone
cornices. To the centre of the railings are a large pair of
gates set in frame with scrolled panels. Gates very simple with
only arrowhead dograil to base and plain square rails. To the
top of the frame a splendid overthrow with central painted
shield and crest of hawk holding a buckle above, and to either
side scrollwork with leaves and flowers. To either side of the
frame are side panels, also with scrolled overthrows. The gates
were originally made for the Sleigh family of Etwall Hall and
the railings were set up in 1849 by the Trustees of the
Almshouses when the almsmen rioted.


Listing NGR: SK2688232038

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