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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
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
SK5639SE CASTLE ROAD
646-1/22/132 (West side (off))
12/07/72 Pair of gate piers 15m north-east of
(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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