Forecourt Gateway And Screen At Harlaxton Manor / Harlaxton Manor And Gateway

Date:
26 Jun 2002
Location:
Forecourt Gateway And Screen At Harlaxton Manor, Grantham Road, Harlaxton, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG32 1AB
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Harlaxton Manor And Gateway, Grantham Road, Harlaxton, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG32 1AB
Reference:
IOE01/07415/12
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

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

HARLAXTON SK8932 GRANTHAM ROAD 1315-0/15/164 (East side (off)) 19/02/52 Forecourt gateway and screen at Harlaxton Manor (Formerly Listed as: GRANTHAM ROAD Harlaxton Manor and gateway) GV I

Forecourt gateway and screen. c1840-1854. Probably by Gregory Gregory in collaboration with William Burn and David Bryce.

Ashlar, with bronze sculptures added c1938. Combination of Jacobean and Baroque Revival styles.

Central gateway with double wrought-iron gates. On each side, a square lodge with plinth and heavy plain cornice, pierced by a heavily rusticated round arched doorway with wrought-iron gate, and topped with a corniced cruciform pedestal on a stepped base.

Beyond, larger square lodges, 2 stages, with elaborate strapwork angle pilasters and, above a cornice, diagonally set pedestals topped with volutes, supporting a sarcophagus and a bronze lion with prey. On the lower stage, a round opening, and on the upper stage a square one, with projecting surrounds. Inner faces have doorways with round openings above.

Beyond, screen walls with curved central section. Plinth, round arched arcade, square pedestals, amd moulded coping.

A major architectural element of Harlaxton Manor, notable for the innovatory use of Jacobean Revival style in combination with Baroque.

(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N, Harris J & Antram N: Lincolnshire: London: 1964-1989: 363-364).

Listing NGR: SK8946032324

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1496 IOE Records taken by Terence G Onyon; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Terence G. Onyon. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Onyon, Terence G.

Rights Holder: Onyon, Terence G.

Keywords

Ashlar, Bronze, Victorian Gate, Unassigned, Wall, Monument <By Form>, Barrier, Garden Building, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Sculpture, Garden Ornament, Street Furniture, Garden Feature