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Gateway to Oakham Castle

A Grade I Listed Building in Oakham, Rutland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6705 / 52°40'13"N

Longitude: -0.7274 / 0°43'38"W

OS Eastings: 486153

OS Northings: 308850

OS Grid: SK861088

Mapcode National: GBR CRL.GYH

Mapcode Global: WHFKN.S4TJ

Entry Name: Gateway to Oakham Castle

Listing Date: 24 November 1971

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361781

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186495

Location: Oakham, Rutland, LE15

County: Rutland

Civil Parish: Oakham

Built-Up Area: Oakham

Traditional County: Rutland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland

Church of England Parish: Oakham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text


SK 8608 6/120
1469


MARKET PLACE
Gateway to Oakham
Castle


I


Probably erected by the first Duke of Buckingham. Resembles 2 gateways
in the Park at Burley-on-the-Hill. Ashlar and coursed rubble. Pointed
inner and outer arches with chamfered edges and surmounted by architrave,
frieze, cornice and pediment. Corners of pediment support small obelisk
pinnacles with star finials. Modern wrought iron gates with horseshoe
motif.


Listing NGR: SK8615308850

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