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

Summary

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 342187

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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