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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
Entry Name: West Gate, Screen Wall and Fence Posts at Rufford Abbey
Listing Date: 11 August 1961
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1045603
English Heritage Legacy ID: 241925
Location: Rufford, Newark and Sherwood, Nottinghamshire, NG22
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
RUFFORD OLD RUFFORD ROAD
SK 66 SW
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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