CHEDGRAVE GATE TO LANGLEY GATE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1050522
Date first listed:
05-Sep-1960
Date of most recent amendment:
22-Feb-1988
Statutory Address:
CHEDGRAVE GATE TO LANGLEY GATE, NORWICH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHEDGRAVE GATE TO LANGLEY GATE, NORWICH ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Norfolk
District:
South Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Chedgrave
National Grid Reference:
TM 35246 99413

Details

CHEDGRAVE NORWICH ROAD TM 39 NE (north side)

6/5 Chedgrave Gate to Langley Park (formerly 5.9.60 listed as Chedgrave Lodges to Langley Hall)

- II

Pair of entrance lodges and gates c1784 by Sir John Soane, restored 1980. Gault brick with limestone dressings and Coade stone decoration; roofs concealed by eaves parapet. Symmetrical design and with one-storey lodges flanking a central arched gateway. To the south, the lodges each have a central recessed sash window with glazing bars under a semicircular arched head. Blind balust- rade of seven bays below cill level. Moulded stone plinth and parapet. Above the window openings, on the parapet coping, a figure of a greyhound rampant, supporting an heraldic shield; on the base, the motto TOUJOURS FIDELE. Blind semicircular headed recesses in east and west walls. On the north side two centrally placed half-glazed entrance doors with glazing bars and semicircular headed fanlights. Central semicircular arched gateway with cornice of mutules surmounted by shaped pediment. Two chimney finials in the form of pedestals with twisted fluting. Coade stone medallions in arch spandrels. Pair of gates with square uprights with gilded spearhead finials, double lock rail and inter- mediate uprights to form dog guard. Gate tops swept to reflect line of arch above. Attached red brick boundary wall to south-west with saddleback coping.

Listing NGR: TM3524699413

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
227007
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 24 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/06028/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr E. Downs. Source Historic England Archive
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