GATES AND GATEPIERS TO EAST OF LONGFORD HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1204005
Date first listed:
19-Jul-1985
Statutory Address:
GATES AND GATEPIERS TO EAST OF LONGFORD HALL, LONG LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
GATES AND GATEPIERS TO EAST OF LONGFORD HALL, LONG LANE

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

County:
Derbyshire
District:
Derbyshire Dales (District Authority)
Parish:
Longford
National Grid Reference:
SK 21594 38250

Details

SK 23 NW PARISH OF LONGFORD LONG LANE 6/26 (North Side) Gates and Gatepiers to east of Longford Hall GV II*

Entrance gates and gatepiers. Early C18, reputedly by Robert Bakewell. Stone and iron, Pair of square gate piers, approximately 12 feet high and rusticated to all sides with moulded cornice and shallow pyramidal coping stone over. To north and south sides of each pier, a plain pilaster with scrolled top, the two central ones taking the fixings for the gates. Fine pair of gates, each with segmental curve up to centre and made up of plain square sectioned rails, tied by band decorated with little knobbed and scrolled finials about a third of the way up, also with an ornate cornice above. To the base is a dograil of arrowheads. The cornice comprises a frieze of strapwork with wavy bands to centre. This pattern is continued in narrow separate panels at the sides on which the gates are hung. Both gates are surmounted by elaborate scrolled overmantles with fleur de lys type finials.

Listing NGR: SK2159438250

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
81256
Legacy System:
LBS

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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