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West Gate, Screen Wall and Fence Posts at Rufford Abbey

A Grade II Listed Building in Rufford, Nottinghamshire

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Latitude: 53.1766 / 53°10'35"N

Longitude: -1.0422 / 1°2'32"W

OS Eastings: 464110

OS Northings: 364817

OS Grid: SK641648

Mapcode National: GBR 9GB.TK6

Mapcode Global: WHFGZ.YFV2

Plus Code: 9C5W5XG5+J4

Entry Name: West Gate, Screen Wall and Fence Posts at Rufford Abbey

Listing Date: 11 August 1961

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045603

English Heritage Legacy ID: 241925

Location: Rufford Abbey, Newark and Sherwood, Nottinghamshire, NG22

County: Nottinghamshire

District: Newark and Sherwood

Civil Parish: Rufford

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Wellow

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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SK 66 SW
(east side)
6/75 West gate, screen
wall and fence
11.8.61 posts at Rufford
Abbey (formerly listed with
Rufford Abbey as Screen)


Gate, screen wall and fence posts. Mid C19. Jacobean Revival
style. Probablyby A, Salvin. Ashlar,cast and wrought iron.
Dwarf boundary wall has chamfered coping. Piers have chamfered
rustication, chamfered plinths and moulded cornices. Central
pair of wrought iron gates has ornate overthrow with double 'S'
monogram. Main gate piers have central round headed recesses
with strapwork bands and mask keystones. Above, strapwork band.
Above again, rectangular base carrying Savile Achievement with
swan crest and parrot supporters. Flanked by 2 square piers with
scroll-bracketed obelisks with ball finials. Beyond, 2 terminal
piers with strapwork bands, half-pier responds, and concave
square caps with ball finials. Dwarf boundary wall with 6 bays
of ornate spearhead railing. Outside, 2 guard stones with domed
tops. 22 tapered octagonal ashlar fence posts with iron ball
finials, carrying spiked chain fence.

Listing NGR: SK6411064817

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