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Entrance Gates and Lodges

A Grade I Listed Building in Ledston, Leeds

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Latitude: 53.7546 / 53°45'16"N

Longitude: -1.3404 / 1°20'25"W

OS Eastings: 443590

OS Northings: 428889

OS Grid: SE435288

Mapcode National: GBR MT20.MV

Mapcode Global: WHDBT.CWZK

Plus Code: 9C5WQM35+RV

Entry Name: Entrance Gates and Lodges

Listing Date: 4 July 1952

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264075

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428818

Location: Ledston, Leeds, WF10

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Ledston

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ledsham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

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4th July 1952

Entrance gates and lodges


Entrance gate probably late C17, with side lodges probably early C18.
Magnesian limestone ashlar. The gateway is a square-headed opening in a
rusticated rectangular surround with a cornice broken in the centre by
elongated central voussoirs, and a segmental pediment broken in the centre by
a pedestal surmounted by a carved coat of arms. The archway contains
wrought-iron double gates with scrolled wrought-iron panel above, embodying
Sir John Lewis's cypher in the centre. Each side is the pier or pilaster of
a former screen, surmounted by a scrolled console, and, abutting these, cubic
lodges set diagonally: each of these has an impost band carried round the
whole, a round-headed doorway on the inner wall and round-headed window in
each of the other sides, all these with glazing bars, moulded architraves,
and triple keystones rising to the frieze of a moulded cornice; and plain
parapet with restored urns on the corners.

Listing NGR: SE4359028889

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