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Gate Piers Approximately 1300 Metres North West of Boringdon Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Sparkwell, Devon

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Latitude: 50.4049 / 50°24'17"N

Longitude: -4.0721 / 4°4'19"W

OS Eastings: 252844

OS Northings: 58163

OS Grid: SX528581

Mapcode National: GBR NZ.RXJ0

Mapcode Global: FRA 27CZ.FD4

Entry Name: Gate Piers Approximately 1300 Metres North West of Boringdon Hall

Listing Date: 9 November 1998

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245698

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471635

Location: Sparkwell, South Hams, Devon, PL7

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Sparkwell

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text

SX 55 NW

Plympton, Boringdon


Gate Piers approx 1300m North West of Boringdon Hall



Pair of gate-piers to Boringdon Hall. Late C17, built for the Parkers of Boringdon. Rusticated granite ashlar piers with plinths, moulded cornices and moulded caps surmounted by large ball finials. Half-domed niche to front of each pier and keyring for proposed or former screen walls to either side. This pair of piers is similar to other piers near Boringdon Hall and to piers at Saltram House (Plymouth City) which came from Boringdon.

The asset was previously listed twice also at List entry 1107443. That entry was removed from the List on 23 September 2016.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23 September 2016.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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