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Pair of Gate Piers 15 Metres North East of Castle Museum

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.9498 / 52°56'59"N

Longitude: -1.1547 / 1°9'16"W

OS Eastings: 456892

OS Northings: 339492

OS Grid: SK568394

Mapcode National: GBR LNQ.3Q

Mapcode Global: WHDGZ.73DY

Entry Name: Pair of Gate Piers 15 Metres North East of Castle Museum

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Last Amended: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271190

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455787

Location: Nottingham, NG1

County: City of Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Radford and Park

Built-Up Area: Nottingham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Nottingham St Peter with St James

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text


646-1/22/132 (West side (off))
12/07/72 Pair of gate piers 15m north-east of
Castle Museum
(Formerly Listed as:
Pair of gatepiers at the Castle)


Pair of gate piers. 1674-79. Probably by Samuel Marsh for the
first Duke of Newcastle. Ashlar. Square, rusticated piers,
approx 3m high, with cornices and urn finials. With the nearby
staircase, they defined the main formal entrance. Part of the
original architectural scheme of the Ducal palace.
(Get to know Nottingham: Hamilton A: Nottingham's Royal
Castle: Nottingham: 1980-: 22-25; The Buildings of England:
Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London: 1979-: 225-228).

Listing NGR: SK5689239492

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