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Gate Piers and Courtyard Wall to Keele Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Keele, Staffordshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205433

English Heritage Legacy ID: 362566

Location: Keele, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5

County: Staffordshire

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

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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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