LION GATE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1120058

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1955

Statutory Address: LION GATE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LION GATE

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

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Sturminster Marshall

National Grid Reference: SY 93628 98864

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

STURMINSTER MARSHALL SY 99 NW CHARBOROUGH PARK 9/59 Lion Gate 18.3.55 - II Gateway. c1840. Stucco. A Roman arch; a symmetrical design with detached coupled columns in front of pilasters, set against a solid core, from which the arch springs, with keystone and impost band. The Ionic Order has simple bold mouldings, and each pair of plain columns stands on a single pedestal; the entablature supports a blocking course, broken above the columns and having a raised platform in the centre, with the figure of a lion. At each side of the structure is a flanking wall, with plain piers at each end. The gates (1862) are of cast iron, with elaborate ornament. The structure has the same form on its front (north east) and rear elevations. RCHM

Listing NGR: SY9362898864

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 107684

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset II South East, (1970)

End of official listing