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Latitude: 53.8835 / 53°53'0"N
Longitude: -1.5068 / 1°30'24"W
OS Eastings: 432520
OS Northings: 443145
OS Grid: SE325431
Mapcode National: GBR KRXJ.LM
Mapcode Global: WHC90.TNP6
Entry Name: Gatepiers, Quadrant Walls, Railings and Gates at Lofthouse Lodge
Listing Date: 30 March 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1226341
English Heritage Legacy ID: 423411
Location: Harewood, Leeds, LS17
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
HAREWOOD HARROGATE ROAD
SE34SW LS17 (west side)
6/88 Gatepiers, quadrant
30.3.66 walls, railings and
gates at Lofthouse
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: SE3252043145
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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