Entrance Gates To Former Worsley New Hall And Adjoining Quadrant Walls

Date:
27 Jun 2000
Location:
Entrance Gates To Former Worsley New Hall And Adjoining Quadrant Walls, Leigh Road, Swinton, Salford, Greater Manchester, M28 0EL
Reference:
IOE01/02200/21
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

WORSLEY LEIGH ROAD SD 70 SW (south side) 1/38 Entrance gates to former Worsley New Hall and adjoining - quadrant walls G.V. II

Entrance gates. c.1850. Probably by Blore for the 1st Earl of Ellesmere. Made by Cottam and Hallen of London. Cast and wrought iron with ashlar walls to either side. Double carriage gates flanked by smaller pedestrian gates. The gates are supported by intermediate square piers constructed of iron bars. The gates are of similar construction. All have elaborate scrollwork at top and bottom. The carriage gates rise to a Baroque-type scrolled head and are surmounted by the outline of a cartouche. Bold ashlar piers to either side have recessed panels and moulded caps.

Pierced quadrant walls. The gates won an award when exhibited at the Great Exhibition of 1851. Illustrated in The Builder, Dec. 10, 1853.

Listing NGR: SD7432200752

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0124 IOE Records taken by Bryan F Basketter; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr F. Bryan Basketter. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Basketter, F. Bryan

Rights Holder: Basketter, F. Bryan

Keywords

Ashlar, Cast Iron, Wrought Iron, Georgian Gate, Victorian Unassigned, Gate Pier, Wall, Monument <By Form>, Barrier

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