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South Gatepier of Pair Adjacent to Lion Lodge

A Grade II* Listed Building in Woburn, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9899 / 51°59'23"N

Longitude: -0.6152 / 0°36'54"W

OS Eastings: 495182

OS Northings: 233290

OS Grid: SP951332

Mapcode National: GBR F2D.78V

Mapcode Global: VHFQY.973V

Entry Name: South Gatepier of Pair Adjacent to Lion Lodge

Listing Date: 23 January 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1114005

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38245

Location: Woburn, Central Bedfordshire, MK17

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Woburn

Built-Up Area: Woburn

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Woburn

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

23.1.61 S gatepier of pair
adjacent to Lion Lodge
Gatepier, forming a pair with item 8/143 approximately 10 metres to N.
Lower part thought to be mid C18, upper part late C18. Ashlar pier,
surmounted by Coade stone statue. Approximately 3 metres total height.
Substantial rectangular pier, lower two-thirds with vermiculated rustication.
Upper third of pier formed by entablature, with Greek key band to architrave,
carved swags to W and E sides of frieze, paterae to N and S sides of frieze,
and moulded cornice. Surmounting statue depicts recumbent lion, facing N
towards road and other pier.

Listing NGR: SP9518233290

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

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