PAIR OF GATE PIERS 204 METRES EAST OF ENTRANCE TO HOME FARM

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1136042
Date first listed:
06-Mar-1985
Statutory Address:
PAIR OF GATE PIERS 204 METRES EAST OF ENTRANCE TO HOME FARM, PARK LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
PAIR OF GATE PIERS 204 METRES EAST OF ENTRANCE TO HOME FARM, PARK LANE

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

District:
West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Hampstead Marshall
National Grid Reference:
SU 41918 66685

Details

SU 46 NW HAMSTEAD MARSHALL PARK LANE (East Side)

15/9 Pair of Gate piers 204 metres East of Entrance to Home Farm

I

Gate piers. Early C18. Brick with stone dressings. Pair of tall square piers with stone plinth bases and moulded stone plinth caps. Stone corniced caps surmounted by stone vases with carved swags, flowers and fruit. east and west faces have arched niches above plinths with stone strings at impost level, stone keys and stone shells in arches, moulded stone panels above niches. north and south faces have brick pilasters for gate hanging, walls or railings, capped by stone moulded cornices and scrolls. Northern pier now attached to low wall of no special interest. Gate piers to the former Manor House built for the Earl of Craven by Sir Balthazar Gerbier and William Wynne, and burnt down in 1718. B.O.E. Berkshire p.152, Murray's Berkshire Architectural Guide p.127.

Listing NGR: SU4191866685

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
39773
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Berkshire, (1966), 152
'Murrays Architectural Guide' in Berkshire, (1949), 127
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 3 Berkshire,

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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