Gate Piers And Garden Walls To Front Of Manor House / Manor House With Barn And Gate Piers

21 Mar 2003
Gate Piers And Garden Walls To Front Of Manor House, Thorpe By Water, Rutland
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Manor House With Barn And Gate Piers, Thorpe By Water, Rutland
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

THORPE BY WATER SP 89 NE 4/150 10.11.55 Gate-piers and garden walls to front of Manor House (formerly listed under Manor House with barn and gate-piers).


Pair of gate-piers with flanking garden walls. Piers are c.1691, of rusticated limestone ashlar. Square in plan with side pilasters, moulded bases, cornices and ball finials. Rustication matches quoins of 1691 wing of house. Piers are said to have been re-sited C20 from former nearby position. Walls may be later in date, but wall to right incorporates some masonry of demolished C16-C17 front wing of house. Coursed limestone rubble with flat stone coping, ramped up to piers. Short return at right end retains moulded stone jambs of former fireplace.

Listing NGR: SP8931396471


This is part of the Series: IOE\Wise_Keith IOE Records for Wise, Keith; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr Keith Wise. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Wise, Keith

Rights Holder: Wise, Keith


Ashlar, Limestone, Rubble, Stone, Stuart Gate Pier, Georgian Unassigned, Garden Wall, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Monument <By Form>, Wall, Barrier