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Entrance Gates to Hillfield Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in Gloucester, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8691 / 51°52'8"N

Longitude: -2.2298 / 2°13'47"W

OS Eastings: 384276

OS Northings: 218969

OS Grid: SO842189

Mapcode National: GBR 1L0.T7R

Mapcode Global: VH94C.99K0

Entry Name: Entrance Gates to Hillfield Gardens

Listing Date: 15 December 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245747

English Heritage Legacy ID: 472314

Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1

County: Gloucestershire

District: Gloucester

Town: Gloucester

Electoral Ward/Division: Kingsholm and Wotton

Built-Up Area: Gloucester

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Gloucester St Catharine

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


GLOUCESTER

SO8418NW LONDON ROAD
844-1/10/186 (North side)
Entrance Gates to Hillfield Gardens

GV II

Entrance gates to public gardens, formerly the gates to the
grounds of Hillfield House, Denmark Road (qv). c1867. By
Albert Estcourt for Charles Walker. Ashlar piers and
balustrade, wrought-iron gates. Carriage gateway and
pedestrian gateway to right set back between short quadrant
balustrades.
EXTERIOR: massive ashlar gate piers and similar piers at the
outer corners of the flanking quadrant balustrades set on a
vermiculated base; piers have moulded plinths, a recessed
panel in each face, moulded cornices and capstones with
semicircular lunettes on each face; balustrades with turned
balusters and moulded copings linking with the cornices of the
piers. Wrought-iron gates have a lower zone with an elaborate
pattern in circles and an upper zone with finials on the
intermediate rail and below the top rail between the
standards. A short length of solid balustrade links the outer
right hand pier with the Gate Lodge No.101 (qv).


Listing NGR: SO8427618969

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

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