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Gate Piers at Scriven Park

A Grade II* Listed Building in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0151 / 54°0'54"N

Longitude: -1.4752 / 1°28'30"W

OS Eastings: 434484

OS Northings: 457808

OS Grid: SE344578

Mapcode National: GBR LQ40.DF

Mapcode Global: WHD9L.9BRR

Plus Code: 9C6W2G8F+3W

Entry Name: Gate Piers at Scriven Park

Listing Date: 15 March 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263099

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433249

Location: Knaresborough, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG5

County: North Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Knaresborough

Built-Up Area: Knaresborough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Knaresborough

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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5/74 Gate piers at Scriven

- II

Inner and outer pairs of gate piers. Late C17 - early C18 for the Slingsby
family of Scriven Hall (demolished). Rusticated ashlar. Inner piers
approximately 4 metres high, having a moulded plinth and deep cornice
surmounted by 4 S-scroll supports standing on balls and carrying a swagged
orb and coronet or vase. The outer pair of piers are similar except that
they are approximately 3.5 metres high and have ball finials. The fine
wooden gates are C20. The gateway was the main entrance to Scriven Park
from Knaresborough. The hall was late C17 with 1730 rebuilding and was
demolished in 1954, the stable block, now a house (qv) remaining.

Listing NGR: SE3448457808

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