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Latitude: 51.9778 / 51°58'40"N
Longitude: -0.3702 / 0°22'12"W
OS Eastings: 512038
OS Northings: 232289
OS Grid: TL120322
Mapcode National: GBR H5C.WS9
Mapcode Global: VHFR2.JKN5
Entry Name: Gateway at Entrance to the Manor House
Listing Date: 29 July 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1312525
English Heritage Legacy ID: 37861
Location: Shillington, Central Bedfordshire, SG5
County: Central Bedfordshire
Civil Parish: Shillington
Traditional County: Bedfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire
Church of England Parish: Shillington and Gravenhurst
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TL 13 SW SHILLINGTON & APSLEY END ROAD
29.7.75 Gateway at entrance to the
Entrance gateway belonging to the Manor House. Earlier C19. Cast iron piers
and railings on colourwashed rendered masonry plinth. Wrought iron gates.
Symmetrical. Consists of 2 outer piers, linked to inner piers by convex
stretch of railings approximately 3 metres lung. Inner piers linked by double
gates. Approximately 1.5 metres at highest point. Outer piers are square in
section, solid, with recessed rectangular panels, and surmounted by moulded
cornice with embattled parapet. Inner piers are octagonal in section, hollow,
with pierced traceried panels, and surmounted by moulded cornice and embattled
parapet. Each inner pier has small moulded panel showing 2 gauntlets clasping
a ring, surrounded by a buckled strap inscribed with the motto "sans changer".
Plain railings with poppyhead finials. Gates have panels of scrollwork
decoration to top and bottom.
Listing NGR: TL1203832289
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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