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Gatepiers, Gates, Attached Screen and Lodge House Approximately 50 Metres South East of the Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Apethorpe, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.5487 / 52°32'55"N

Longitude: -0.4905 / 0°29'25"W

OS Eastings: 502450

OS Northings: 295610

OS Grid: TL024956

Mapcode National: GBR FX3.8S4

Mapcode Global: VHFN9.G61H

Entry Name: Gatepiers, Gates, Attached Screen and Lodge House Approximately 50 Metres South East of the Manor House

Listing Date: 12 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040088

English Heritage Legacy ID: 233016

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.

18/10 Gatepiers, gates, attached
screen and Lodge House approx.
son SE of The Manor House
Gatepiers, gates attached screen and lodge house. Probably early C20 by Sir
Reginald Blomfield. Squared coursed limestone and limestone ashlar with wrought
iron gates. Lodge house has Collyweston slate roof. 2 pairs of gatepiers, inner
and outer piers are linked by wall with square-head pedestrian gateway.
Horizontally channelled ashlar with arch-head niches to inner piers. Piers are
surmounted by large urns with swags and torchere finials. Inner piers have
standing figures attached to urns. Inner piers formerly linked by gates are now
linked by ashlar screen with balusters. Wrought-iron gateways to pedestrian
openings. Single-storey lodge house, attached to right, probably of 2-unit plan,
has main front facing former driveway, with central gablet and recessed porch
with columns. Formerly the main entrance to Apethorpe Palace (q.v.), modified mid

Listing NGR: TL0245095610

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

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