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The Golden Gates and Bridge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Staunton Harold, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.7849 / 52°47'5"N

Longitude: -1.4372 / 1°26'13"W

OS Eastings: 438055

OS Northings: 320965

OS Grid: SK380209

Mapcode National: GBR 6GN.HG9

Mapcode Global: WHDHL.W8SB

Entry Name: The Golden Gates and Bridge

Listing Date: 24 November 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074347

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187845

Location: Staunton Harold, North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE65

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Staunton Harold

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Breedon-on-the-Hill St Mary and St Hardulph

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


1/73 The Golden Gates and Bridge



Ornate gateway, late c17 baroque. Rusticated stone piers and barleysugar lonic
columns bearing entchlatures and segmental pediments. Flanked by late c18 pedestrian
archways with round arches and rusticated with and entchlatures. There link to the
shallow spanned bridge over the lake, brick, with stone copings to parapet.
Gateway formerly continued wrought iron gates, and heraldic crest & shields once
capped the piers.

Listing NGR: SK3805520965

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

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