LION GATE TO INCE BLUNDELL HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1075867

Date first listed: 11-Oct-1968

Statutory Address: LION GATE TO INCE BLUNDELL HALL, MOOR LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LION GATE TO INCE BLUNDELL HALL, MOOR LANE

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

District: Sefton (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Ince Blundell

National Grid Reference: SD 32979 02123

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History

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Details

6/63 11.10.68

INCE BLUNDELL MOOR LANE SD 30 SW (north-east side)Lion gate to Ince Blundell Hall

GII Entrance archway with flanking pedestrian entrances.1770-76,with mid C19 addition.Central round-arched entrance with impost continued as cornice band; archivolt and keystone.Flanking Doric columns and entablature with two bucrania and rosettes to metopes.Broken pediment has central cartouche bearing Weld-Blundell arms supporting urn with rams' heads and swags,and with flanking festoons.Cartouche and urn added after 1847.Pedestrian entrances have rusticated surrounds and flat arches supporting bases with swags and rosettes and,to the left entrance,a lioness,and a lion to the right.Entrances have mid C19 cast iron gates,paired to central entrance.Set in brick estate wall with stone coping.Design copied from painting C.1690 by Sebastiano Ricci,"The Marriage of Bacchus and Ariadne"at one time in the hall.

Listing NGR: SD3297902123

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 216461

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 28 Merseyside,

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