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Gates and Gatepiers About 400 Metres South East of Wood Norton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Norton and Lenchwick, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1187 / 52°7'7"N

Longitude: -1.9744 / 1°58'27"W

OS Eastings: 401849

OS Northings: 246705

OS Grid: SP018467

Mapcode National: GBR 2JR.5MF

Mapcode Global: VHB0S.Q0KN

Entry Name: Gates and Gatepiers About 400 Metres South East of Wood Norton Hall

Listing Date: 9 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1349990

English Heritage Legacy ID: 148728

Location: Norton and Lenchwick, Wychavon, Worcestershire, WR11

County: Worcestershire

District: Wychavon

Civil Parish: Norton and Lenchwick

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Norton and Lenchwick

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

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Listing Text

NORTON AND LENCHWICK WOOD NORTON
SP 04 NW

3/125 Gates and gate piers about
400 metres south-east of
Wood Norton Hall

- II

The description shall be amended:

SP 04 NW NORTON AND LENCHWICK WOOD NORTON

1559-0/3/125 Gates and Gate-piers about
09/01/87 400 metres south-east of
Wood Norton Hall

GV II

Gates and gate-piers. Circa 1897-8, for the Duc d'Orleans. The gates were reputedly made by
J. Starke Gardner. Wrought-iron and ashlar. Two octagonal stone piers capped by
wrought-iron lamp standards with crown finials. Central pair of carriage gates hung on
wrought-iron piers, flanked by two pedestrian gates. Overthrow has three fleur-de-lis on a
shield borne by two angels, with the inscription "Mountjoyce Denis". The gates were formerly
thought to be C18 and to have come from Versailles, via Orleans House, Twickenham.
SOURCES: The Connoisseur, November 1924. Buildings of England, p 227.

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NORTON & LENCHWICK CP WOOD NORTON
SP 04 NW

3/125 Gates and gate piers
about 1100 metres south-
east of Wood Norton Hall

- II


Gates and gate piers. 1872 incorporating C18 gates. Wrought iron and
ashlar. Two octagonal stone piers capped by wrought iron lamp supports
with crown finials. Central pair of carriage gates hung on wrought iron
piers, flanked by two pedestrian gates. Overthrow has three fleurs-de-lys
on a shield borne by two angels, with the inscription "Montjoyce Denis".
The gates are said to be from Versailles, via Orleans House, Twickenham.
Wood Norton Hall is not included in this list. (BoE, p 227).


Listing NGR: SP0184946705

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