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Gorse Hill Park Entrance Portal and Lodges

A Grade II Listed Building in Gorse Hill, Trafford

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Latitude: 53.4565 / 53°27'23"N

Longitude: -2.2961 / 2°17'45"W

OS Eastings: 380437

OS Northings: 395562

OS Grid: SJ804955

Mapcode National: GBR D5R.KY

Mapcode Global: WH98H.PDV2

Plus Code: 9C5VFP43+HH

Entry Name: Gorse Hill Park Entrance Portal and Lodges

Listing Date: 20 June 1963

Last Amended: 30 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162794

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212975

Location: Gorse Hill, Trafford, M32

County: Trafford

Electoral Ward/Division: Gorse Hill

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Stretford

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Firswood and Gorse Hill

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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SJ 89 NW
(south-east side)
(SJ 8095 NW)
3/17 Gorse Hill Park
entrance portal
and lodges
(formerly listed as
Archway, with the
20/6/63 Great Stone)
Entrance portal and lodges. Mid C19. Ashlar with cast-iron
gates. Double gates are flanked by smaller pedestrian gates
and small single-storey lodges. Classical style. Large
central semi-circular archway with scrolled keystone,
coffered soffit and archivolt is flanked by Corinthian
columns supporting a dentilled and modillioned entablature.
The pedestrian archways also have keystones. The lodges have
canted sides and full-height flat pilasters. Sash windows
have cornice hoods on consoles. Panelled doorways at the
rear are flanked by elaborate cast-iron lamp standards which
are also found on the quadrant walls which sweep out at
either side to enclose a forecourt. The cast-iron gates are
heavily enriched with vine and grape decoration. The
structure was re-erected from the entrance to Trafford Hall.

Listing NGR: SJ8043795562

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