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Gate Piers and Gates Circa 100 Metres North of Church of St Giles

A Grade II Listed Building in Blaston, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.5518 / 52°33'6"N

Longitude: -0.8172 / 0°49'2"W

OS Eastings: 480293

OS Northings: 295536

OS Grid: SP802955

Mapcode National: GBR CT0.45H

Mapcode Global: VHDQN.S4B4

Entry Name: Gate Piers and Gates Circa 100 Metres North of Church of St Giles

Listing Date: 26 April 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1360678

English Heritage Legacy ID: 190909

Location: Blaston, Harborough, Leicestershire, LE16

County: Leicestershire

District: Harborough

Civil Parish: Blaston

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Six Saints circa Holt

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

SP 89 NW Gate Piers and Gates
clOOm N of Church of
3/7 St. Giles


Gate piers and gates. Piers, late C18, gates C19. Rendered red brick and stone
piers with wood and wrought iron gates. The 2 piers have moulded stone plinths
and cornices and are surmounted by round tapering finials with flat tops and
carved drops of flowers down them. Perhaps finials were originally pedestals
for further stonework. Total height c3½m. Pair of wooden gates, the centres filled
with wrought iron bars. Fleur-de-lys finials. These gates originally led to Blaston
Hall, demolished earlier C20, and now lead to grounds of Stone House (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SP8029395536

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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