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Estate Cottages (Entrance lodges to Denton Park)

A Grade II Listed Building in Denton, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 52.8796 / 52°52'46"N

Longitude: -0.7093 / 0°42'33"W

OS Eastings: 486957

OS Northings: 332133

OS Grid: SK869321

Mapcode National: GBR CP3.FHR

Mapcode Global: WHGKN.2WH8

Plus Code: 9C4XV7HR+V7

Entry Name: Estate Cottages (Entrance lodges to Denton Park)

Listing Date: 21 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147559

English Heritage Legacy ID: 193307

Also known as: 63 and 64 Main Street

ID on this website: 101147559

Location: Denton, South Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG32

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven

Civil Parish: Denton

Built-Up Area: Denton

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Denton St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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SK 8632-8732

MAIN STREET (west side)
Estate Cottages Nos 63 and 64 (Entrance lodges to Denton Park)



Gateway, pair of gates, flanking lodges. 1898 in Jacobethan style, possibly by Sir Arthur Blomfield. Coursed ironstone rubble with limestone ashlar quoins and dressings, plain tiled roof with raised moulded stone coped gables and ball finials. Wrought iron gates. Two stone gable stacks with ashlar quoins and cornices. Central gateway set in gate lodges with flanking walls containing garden gateways. Two storey with attics, three bay front having plinth, central semi-circular archway with semi-circular responds and imposts, flanked by single four light windows with king mullions.

To first floor over the archway an ashlar panel containing coat of arms and inscription "Per ignem per gladium", set in moulded surround which connects to short section of string course terminating in inscribed shields. To either side are single three light windows. Above the plaque a smaller three light window. All windows have stone ovolo moulded mullions, diamond leaded casements and cornices. In the three gables are small keyed oculi. The lead rainwater pipes are dated 1898. The pair of wrought iron gates have scrolled central rail, ramped tops and knot motif in the centre. The flanking walls each have two ashlar piers with finials, shaped parapets over the garden gateways.

Main gateway to Denton Park designed for Welby family.

Listing NGR: SK8695732133

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