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Wall and Gatepier Attached to North East Corner of East Front of Apethorpe Palace

A Grade II Listed Building in Apethorpe, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.5474 / 52°32'50"N

Longitude: -0.4914 / 0°29'29"W

OS Eastings: 502392

OS Northings: 295465

OS Grid: TL023954

Mapcode National: GBR FX3.8L0

Mapcode Global: VHFN9.F7KH

Entry Name: Wall and Gatepier Attached to North East Corner of East Front of Apethorpe Palace

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040084

English Heritage Legacy ID: 233010

Location: Apethorpe, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Apethorpe

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Apethorpe St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a minor amendment on 03/02/2015.

18/4 Wall and gatepier attached to
23/05/67 NE corner of East front of
Apethorpe Palace
Wall and gatepier. Early C20 by Sir Reginald Blomfield for Leonard Brassey later
Baron Brassey. Limestone ashlar gatepier and squared coursed limestone wall.
Gatepier has obelisk with swags and ball finial. The forecourt was originally
the gravel garden of the early C18. The wall and gatepier form part of the
forecourt layout to Apethorpe Palace with Apethorpe Palace (q.v.) and walls,
gatepiers and attached gates attached to and extending approximately 40 metres
east of East front of Apethorpe Palace (q.v.).
(Country Life: March 20th 1909, p414-423: March 27th 1909, p450-459)

Listing NGR: TL0239295465

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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