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Two Pairs of Gate Piers and Attached Boundary Walls to the South, South East and South West of Fanshawe Gate Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Holmesfield, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.3004 / 53°18'1"N

Longitude: -1.536 / 1°32'9"W

OS Eastings: 431018

OS Northings: 378262

OS Grid: SK310782

Mapcode National: GBR KZQ8.7M

Mapcode Global: WHCCX.C9SP

Entry Name: Two Pairs of Gate Piers and Attached Boundary Walls to the South, South East and South West of Fanshawe Gate Hall

Listing Date: 31 January 1967

Last Amended: 7 July 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1109633

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79630

Location: Holmesfield, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S18

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Holmesfield

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Dronfield St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 37 NW
Two pairs of gate-
piers and attached
31.1.67 boundary walls to the
south, south-east and
south- west of
Fanshawe Gate Hall
(formerly listed as
two pairs of gatepiers
at Fanshawe Gate Hall)
Two pairs of gatepiers and attached boundary walls. C17.
Ashlar gritstone gatepiers, with coursed rubble-sandstone garden
walls which link the gatepiers, and enclose the drive and
gardens at Fanshawe Gate Hall. Northern gatepiers, of
rusticated ashlar with boldly projecting cornice supporting
acorn finials on curved pyramidal stems. Scroll brackets link
flanking walls to piers. Southern gatepiers are plain ashlar,
each with a moulded cornices, supporting clusters of four balls,
which themselves support a second cornice. Upon this upper
cornice rests the stem for a ball finial. Linking the two pairs
of gatepiers are stone walls, 2 metres high and 20 metres in
length. Extending 15 metres to the east and 10 metres to the
west of the northern gatepiers, are stone boundary walls 1.5 and
2 metres high which enclose gardens to either side. The eastern
wall has a quoined door surround, with a plain stone lintel.

Listing NGR: SK3101878262

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

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