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Triumphal Arch

A Grade II* Listed Building in Parlington, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8235 / 53°49'24"N

Longitude: -1.3607 / 1°21'38"W

OS Eastings: 442181

OS Northings: 436552

OS Grid: SE421365

Mapcode National: GBR LSY7.63

Mapcode Global: WHDBM.25B4

Entry Name: Triumphal Arch

Listing Date: 10 August 1983

Last Amended: 3 December 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135624

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342252

Location: Parlington, Leeds, LS25

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Parlington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Aberford St Ricarius

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

PARLINGTON PARLINGTON PARK
SE43NW
LS25
Triumphal Arch
2/81 (Formerly listed as
10.8.83 Triumphal Arch between
Parlington and Aberford
Parks)

II*

Triumphal arch. Dated 1783 on frieze. By Thomas Leverton presumably for Thomas
Gascoigne of Parlington Hall. Limestone. Free-standing wall of 3 bays; round-
headed giant main archway with imposts continued across the flanking bays as
string course broken by giant pilasters; each side bay has a smaller round
headed arch with moulded extrados, keystone, and imposts, all within a square-
headed recess; and, in the panel above, a blind oval; entablature with moulded
cornice, frieze finely lettered:-

LIBERTY IN N AMERICA TRIUMPHANT MDCCLXXXIII

and parapet with pilasters continued. Other side identical.


Listing NGR: SE4218136552

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