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Gateway at Entrance to the Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Shillington, Central Bedfordshire

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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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

29.7.75 Gateway at entrance to the
Manor House


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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