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Latitude: 53.0002 / 53°0'0"N
Longitude: -2.2706 / 2°16'14"W
OS Eastings: 381933
OS Northings: 344795
OS Grid: SJ819447
Mapcode National: GBR 02W.W76
Mapcode Global: WHBCS.3V0C
Plus Code: 9C5V2P2H+3P
Entry Name: Gate Piers and Courtyard Wall to Keele Hall
Listing Date: 14 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1205433
English Heritage Legacy ID: 362566
Location: Keele, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5
Civil Parish: Keele
Traditional County: Staffordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Staffordshire
Church of England Parish: Keele St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 84 SW KEELE C.P. KEELE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
6/32 Gate piers and courtyard
wall to Keele Hall
Gate piers and courtyard wall. C.1860, probably by Anthony Salvin, who
re-built Keele Hall (q.v.) at this time. Gate piers: sandstone ashlar
with smooth-faced rustication. Rectangular in section. Moulded plinth
and capping with empty statue niches on each of long sides; carved bell-
like finials, bearing the Sneyd coat-of-arms, surmounted by brass lanterns.
The so-called Freshers' Gate to the left is a post-1950 alteration.
Courtyard wall: bounding north-west side of courtyard for approximately
30m, c.3m high. Sandstone ashlar. Chamfered plinth and moulded capping, rusticated pilasters; 7 globe finials,with fleur-de-lys symbols attached,
on pedestals above pilasters.
Listing NGR: SJ8193344795
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