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Gate Piers and Garden Walls to Front of Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorpe by Water, Rutland

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Latitude: 52.5587 / 52°33'31"N

Longitude: -0.684 / 0°41'2"W

OS Eastings: 489314

OS Northings: 296468

OS Grid: SP893964

Mapcode National: GBR DVB.FXF

Mapcode Global: WHGM6.GYJ8

Plus Code: 9C4XH858+FC

Entry Name: Gate Piers and Garden Walls to Front of Manor House

Listing Date: 10 November 1955

Last Amended: 6 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1264218

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428271

Location: Thorpe By Water, Rutland, LE15

County: Rutland

Civil Parish: Thorpe by Water

Traditional County: Rutland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland

Church of England Parish: Seaton All Hallows

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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SP 89 NE
10.11.55 Gate-piers and
garden walls to
front of Manor
House (formerly
listed under Manor
House with barn
and gate-piers).

Pair of gate-piers with flanking garden walls. Piers are c.1691, of rusticated
limestone ashlar. Square in plan with side pilasters, moulded bases, cornices
and ball finials. Rustication matches quoins of 1691 wing of house. Piers are
said to have been re-sited C20 from former nearby position. Walls may be later
in date, but wall to right incorporates some masonry of demolished C16-C17 front
wing of house. Coursed limestone rubble with flat stone coping, ramped up to
piers. Short return at right end retains moulded stone jambs of former

Listing NGR: SP8931396471

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