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Old Golden Gates Railings and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Sunninghill and Ascot, Windsor and Maidenhead

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4133 / 51°24'47"N

Longitude: -0.657 / 0°39'25"W

OS Eastings: 493492

OS Northings: 169105

OS Grid: SU934691

Mapcode National: GBR F99.8QR

Mapcode Global: VHFTM.KQHY

Entry Name: Old Golden Gates Railings and Gates

Listing Date: 3 March 1972

Last Amended: 26 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119817

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469397

Location: Sunninghill and Ascot, Windsor and Maidenhead, SL5

County: Windsor and Maidenhead

Civil Parish: Sunninghill and Ascot

Built-Up Area: North Ascot

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Sunninghill and South Ascot

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


SUNNINGHILL

SU96NW CHEAPSIDE ROAD, Cheapside
599-1/15/50 (West side)
03/03/72 Old Golden Gates railings and gates
(Formerly Listed as:
CHEAPSIDE ROAD, Cheapside
(North side)
Old Golden Gates, former entrance to
Ascot Racecourse)

GV II

Ornamental gates and railings. Late C19. Cast-iron with gilded
cresting and rusticated stone piers. Central double gates with
Royal Arms in centre; single side gates topped with acanthus
leaf and fleur-de-lys pattern.
Four gate piers have cornices, the inner pair are panelled
with a central circular motif, an upper stage with garlands
and surmounted by Royal Arms; that on the left supported by a
Lion, that on the right by a Unicorn. The outer pair have ball
finials.
The railings have gilded fleur-de-lys heads and are set on
low, stone-coped brick walls on either side of gates, those on
the right front Old Golden Gate Lodge (qv). The railings are
finished by piers similar to outer gate piers.
The gates were the former entrance to Ascot Racecourse.

Listing NGR: SU9349269105

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

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