GATES AND ATTACHED WALLS AT ENTRANCE TO THORNBRIDGE HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1158709
Date first listed:
12-Jul-1967
Date of most recent amendment:
27-Jul-1984
Statutory Address:
GATES AND ATTACHED WALLS AT ENTRANCE TO THORNBRIDGE HALL, LONGSTONE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
GATES AND ATTACHED WALLS AT ENTRANCE TO THORNBRIDGE HALL, LONGSTONE LANE

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

County:
Derbyshire
District:
Derbyshire Dales (District Authority)
Parish:
Ashford in the Water
National Park:
PEAK DISTRICT
National Grid Reference:
SK1973970952

Details

SK 17 SE PARISH OF ASHFORD IN THE WATER LONGSTONE LANE 3/49 (East Side) 12.7.1967 Gates and attached walls at entrance to Thornbridge Hall GV (formerly listed as Gate piers and Gates on E and W side of Longstone Lane) II

Gates and attached walls. c1897. Gritstone, limestone rubble and wrought iron. To either side plain square; stone piers, approximately 10 feet tall. Moulded capitals, topped by urn finials with fluted bases, dome lid-like tops and decorated with foliage sprays between satyr heads. Double gates to centre with scroll decoration to sides and centre. Elaborate scrolls and leaves to top in C18 manner. Gates originally operated by water power. Attached to west, limestone wall with moulded copings. To east, lower wall attached with iron railings and gate for lodge. To south, attached to each gate pier, stepped balustered walls with intermediate square piers with moulded tops. These continue to form a square courtyard in front of hall with square central island, also with balustrades, At corners, large piers, topped by decorated urns. Southern wall of courtyard of limestone rubble with gritstone coping, partly topped by semi-circular crenellations. To east corner, a gateway. Four-centred arch door with moulded architrave. Dripmould with carved label stops. To either side, square piers topped by finials, Over doorcase, semi-circular pediment. Attached to north of each pier, seated winged merlions. Other statues within courtyard include another winged lion to north. Dog in fight to west of main entrance and Egyptian head to south. To south, beyond courtyard along drive, one of a former pair of urns, fluted to base and with dancing classical figure frieze. Beyond again, statue. Full size standing figure in breeches and waistcoat with long coat held back by arms tucked behind. Cloth turban-like hat. Set in stone quatrefoil.

Listing NGR: SK1973970952

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
80479
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 10 Derbyshire,

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: 22 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/06085/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Keith Bomford. Source Historic England Archive
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