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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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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226341

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423411

Location: Harewood, 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

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Listing Text

HAREWOOD HARROGATE ROAD
SE34SW LS17 (west side)
SE325431

6/88 Gatepiers, quadrant
30.3.66 walls, railings and
gates at Lofthouse
Lodge

GV II

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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