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Laxton Park Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Laxton, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.566 / 52°33'57"N

Longitude: -0.5725 / 0°34'20"W

OS Eastings: 496856

OS Northings: 297420

OS Grid: SP968974

Mapcode National: GBR DVH.03X

Mapcode Global: WHGM8.5RNQ

Plus Code: 9C4XHC8H+92

Entry Name: Laxton Park Gates

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Last Amended: 31 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1233909

English Heritage Legacy ID: 409508

Location: Laxton, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, NN17

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Laxton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Laxton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP 99 NE,

LAXTON, A43 (West side),
Laxton Park Gates

(Formerly listed as Gateway and Lodges on main road E of Laxton Hall)



Gatehouse now 2 dwellings. c.1824 probably after designs of 1806 by Humphry
Repton, extended late C20. Squared coursed limestone with ashlar facades. Slate
roofs. Central gate arch with semi-circular head and keystone. Cornice above with
stepped attic. Square head pedestrian openings in flanking wails have moulded
architraves and cornices above. Identical lodge houses are linked to left and
right of gate arch by the flanking walls. Each house is a one-unit plan with a
kitchen and pantry. 2-storey, one-window range of sash windows with glazing bars
set in moulded stone architraves. Triangular pediments over. Lateral ashlar
Stacks. Flanking walls, attached to the left and right, terminating with a
square piers, each have C20 windows at ground floor. Behind the walls are the
kitchen and pantry for each lodge house. The lodge house to the left has a late
C20 extension to far left. Chamfered plinth throughout. The return walls of the
lodge houses, facing into the driveway, originally had a central doorway with
flanking sash windows and blank recessed panels above. The doorway and a window
have now been interchanged. The rear elevation of each lodge house has a blank,
arch-head recessed panel. The gate arch has iron gates by John Parker of
Knightsbridge. Interiors not inspected.

(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire: p289; RCHM: An Inventory of
Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: pl14)

Listing NGR: SP9685697420

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