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Gatepiers, Quadrant Walls, Railings and Gates at Lofthouse Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Harewood, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.8834 / 53°53'0"N

Longitude: -1.507 / 1°30'25"W

OS Eastings: 432506

OS Northings: 443135

OS Grid: SE325431

Mapcode National: GBR KRXJ.JN

Mapcode Global: WHC90.TNL8

Plus Code: 9C5WVFMV+96

Entry Name: Gatepiers, Quadrant Walls, Railings and Gates at Lofthouse Lodge

Listing Date: 30 March 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226341

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423411

Location: Harewood House, Leeds, LS17

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Harewood

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Collingham St Oswald with Harewood

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

Tagged with: Gatepost

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Gatepiers, quadrant walls, railings and gates at Lofthouse Lodge


Gatepiers, gates, quadrant walls and railings. c1755 probably by John Carr
for Edward Lascelles, 1st Earl of Harewood. Ashlar, cast- and wrought-iron.
Pair of main gatepiers and a pair of subsidiary gatepiers to which are attached
curving quadrant walls which terminate in small piers. Main gatepiers: channelled
rustication, Doric entablature, cyma-moulded cornice, frieze with paterae,
triangular casement-moulded pediment, the cornice continued round the sides.
Lower flanking piers: similarly treated with channelled rustication, Doric
entablature and triangular pediments. Gates and railings have simple stick bars
terminating in obelisk finials. Hinge has standard and gun-barrel turned rod
surmounted by urn finial. Flanking quadrant walls: low with moulded ashlar coping
surmounted by railings with bars with every 15th bar a standard. Terminates in
square low piers with projecting square cornices and slightly domed caps.

Gave the main access in the C18 to Harewood House (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SE3250643135

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