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Latitude: 52.0197 / 52°1'11"N
Longitude: 0.2186 / 0°13'6"E
OS Eastings: 552332
OS Northings: 238023
OS Grid: TL523380
Mapcode National: GBR MC2.830
Mapcode Global: VHHL3.QHXJ
Entry Name: Lion Gate
Listing Date: 1 November 1972
Last Amended: 31 October 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1204373
English Heritage Legacy ID: 370376
Location: Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB11
Civil Parish: Saffron Walden
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
TL53NW AUDLEY END ROAD, Audley End
669-1/3/334 Lion Gate
(Formerly Listed as:
Principal gateway to Audley End House (qv). Re-built 1786.
Oolitic stone, now colourwashed. Central large carriageway and
smaller side footways, all with semicircular arched heads set
between inner and outer piers with recessed panelled
pilasters, footways have walling with recessed panels above.
Attic storey over central arch has inscription panel with date
of 1786 and surmounting Coade stone gorged lion on a chapeau
inscribed `Coade, London'. Also, draped oval Coade stone urns
surmount the flanking piers. Lower terminal piers also have
smaller similar urns, to W of Coade stone, to E in imitation.
The date, 1616 is set in the spandrels of the centre gate
arch. Wrought-iron, leaf decorated 2-leaved gates to each
archway with subsidiary iron gate piers to central archway.
All paired gates have a dropped swept centre and spear head
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N & Ratcliffe E: Essex:
London: 1965-: 65).
Listing NGR: TL5233238023
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