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Gates, Piers and Flankings Balustrades and Walls to Girsby Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Burgh on Bain, Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.3653 / 53°21'55"N

Longitude: -0.1749 / 0°10'29"W

OS Eastings: 521540

OS Northings: 386931

OS Grid: TF215869

Mapcode National: GBR WY6J.XC

Mapcode Global: WHHJQ.8NYZ

Plus Code: 9C5X9R8G+42

Entry Name: Gates, Piers and Flankings Balustrades and Walls to Girsby Manor

Listing Date: 24 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307182

English Heritage Legacy ID: 195270

Location: Burgh on Bain, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, LN8

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Burgh on Bain

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Asterby Group

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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TF 28 NW
6/18 Gates, piers and
flanking balu-
strades and walls
to Girsby Manor

Gates, gate piers and flanking balustrades and walls. c.1840,
reconstructed 1905. Brick, ashlar, concrete and wrought iron.
Pair of wrought iron gates with decorative upper and lower rails
and vertical panels, containing curlicues, surmounted by scrolled
top and centre piece, flanked by square ashlar cordonned pillars
with moulded bases and capitals, having egg and dart frieze,
segmental pediments surmounted by moulded concrete foxes. In the
front pediments are scrolled cartouches, that on the left
contains initials "V.U.St.J" and on the right the date "1905".
To either side are straight ashlar balustrades, surmounted by
curling wrought iron side brackets, the balustrades terminating
in square piers with ball finials. Beyond are curving sections
of balustrade terminating in similar piers. Beyond again to the
road side are stone coped low brick walls, 9 bays to the left and
3 bays to the right, divided by square brick piers again with
stone ball finials. Girsby Manor, now demolished, belonged to
the Fox family, hence the rebus gate piers which were erected by
John St. Vigor Fox.

Listing NGR: TF2154086931

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