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Gates Plinths and Railings at Top Lodge to Former Aston Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Aston, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2993 / 53°17'57"N

Longitude: -2.6618 / 2°39'42"W

OS Eastings: 355992

OS Northings: 378245

OS Grid: SJ559782

Mapcode National: GBR 9ZV9.J0

Mapcode Global: WH993.2BRJ

Plus Code: 9C5V78XQ+P7

Entry Name: Gates Plinths and Railings at Top Lodge to Former Aston Hall

Listing Date: 6 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1253189

English Heritage Legacy ID: 436330

ID on this website: 101253189

Location: Aston, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, WA7

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Aston

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Aston St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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South Side Gates, plinths and railings at Top Lodge to former Aston Hall.



Gates, plinths and railings at gate lodge (q.v.), probably 1790 s,
attributed to Samuel Wyatt. 7 piers and plinths of sandstone; wrought-iron gates and railings. 2 piers left of Lodge; plinth in projecting
semicircle in front of Lodge; double carriage gates and piers with
foot-gate and pier to each side; damaged rail on plinth forms quadrant
with end pier right of gates. Plinth has camber-topped coping; piers,
monolithic up to cornice base, have moulded plinths, a recessed panel
in each face and moulded cornices. The gates have plain dog bars
between bottom rail and lock rail with acanthus finials above lock rail;
ornate finials to main bars. The railing right of gates has finials
removed; that left of gates is removed. Samuel Wyatt was employed on
the estate around the time (1793) that Humphry Repton replanned the

Listing NGR: SJ5599278245

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