GATEPIERS AT ENTRANCE TO FORECOURT OF BRAMHAM PARK WITH ATTACHED RETAINING WALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1135636
Date first listed:
30-Mar-1966
Date of most recent amendment:
03-Dec-1986
Statutory Address:
GATEPIERS AT ENTRANCE TO FORECOURT OF BRAMHAM PARK WITH ATTACHED RETAINING WALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
GATEPIERS AT ENTRANCE TO FORECOURT OF BRAMHAM PARK WITH ATTACHED RETAINING WALL

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

District:
Leeds (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Bramham cum Oglethorpe
National Grid Reference:
SE 40939 41778

Details

BRAMHAM CUM OGLETHORPE BRAMHAM PARK SE4041 LS23 7/26 Gatepiers at entrance 30.3.66 to forecourt of Bramham Park, with attached retaining wall (Formerly listed as Forecourt wall and gatepiers) GV I

Double set of gatepiers, with attached retaining wall to forecourt. Early C18. Magnesian limestone ashlar, and coursed rubble. Gates at outer entrance guarded by a pair of sphinxes mounted on rectangular pedestals, these linked by low walls, L-shaped in plan, to a set-back pair of massive clustered piers, which have pilasters on 4 sides and detached columns on 3 sides, all these decorated with vermiculated bands, with joined-up entablature and very prominent cornice, and each surmounted by an heraldic beast displaying a shield and looking towards the house. Included in the item is the straight retaining wall running from the outer side of these piers for the full width of the forecourt; this wall is of rubble, with a rounded coping.

Listing NGR: SE4093941778

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
342187
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 45 West Yorkshire,

Legal

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

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Date: 12 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/08570/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David H. Garbutt. Source Historic England Archive
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