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Gate Arch,walls and Balustrade Attached to South West of Lilford Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Lilford-cum-Wigsthorpe, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.4449 / 52°26'41"N

Longitude: -0.4875 / 0°29'14"W

OS Eastings: 502899

OS Northings: 284067

OS Grid: TL028840

Mapcode National: GBR FY8.PL6

Mapcode Global: VHFNP.HTN3

Entry Name: Gate Arch,walls and Balustrade Attached to South West of Lilford Hall

Listing Date: 11 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1040173

English Heritage Legacy ID: 232820

Location: Lilford-cum-Wigsthorpe, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Lilford-cum-Wigsthorpe

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Thorpe Achurch St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

Gate arch, walls and
balustrade attached to SW of
Lilford Hall

Gate arch, walls and balustrade. Mid C19 by W.G. Habershon of St. Neots.
Limestone ashlar. Gatearch in Jacobean style has arch-head opening flanked by
columns supporting an entablature with bracketed cornice. Device with scrolls
and finial above. Flanking walls are rusticated and have open arched parapet.
Balustrade attached at right angles to left of gate arch is similar with
rusticated square piers some with ball finials. Gate arch forms pair with, and
part of, forecourt with gatearch, seat niche walls, balustrade and terrace walls
attached to and to south-east of Lilford Hall (q.v.), Balustrade approximately
30 metres south of Lilford Hall (q.v.), and Gates, gateways, balustrade and seat
approximately 50 metres north-east and east and south of Lilford Hall (q.v.).
(Northamptonshire Records Office, Architectural Drawings Collection; Country
Life, June 27th 1900, p.l12-l17).

Listing NGR: TL0289984067

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