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Entrance Gateway and Gates to Stainborough Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Stainborough, Barnsley

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Latitude: 53.529 / 53°31'44"N

Longitude: -1.5103 / 1°30'37"W

OS Eastings: 432559

OS Northings: 403707

OS Grid: SE325037

Mapcode National: GBR KWWM.TN

Mapcode Global: WHCBR.SK0F

Plus Code: 9C5WGFHQ+JV

Entry Name: Entrance Gateway and Gates to Stainborough Park

Listing Date: 4 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1315050

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333909

Location: Wentworth Castle, Barnsley, S75

County: Barnsley

Civil Parish: Stainborough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Silkstone All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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1/34 Entrance gateway
and gates to
Stainborough Park
Gateway and gates to Stainborough Park. c1768 for the 2nd Earl of Strafford.
Coursed, squared sandstone with ashlar dressings, wrought-iron gates. Single
archway with gates and wing walls. Rusticated quoins and voussoirs, impost
band and band over arch, moulded pediment copings with ball finial bases. Wing
walls have copings continuous from impost band and terminate in ashlar end piers
each with band and ball finial base. Stone brackets rise from the wing walls to
flank the central section. Old iron gates (possibly original) have dog bars
beneath scrolled panel and more scrolls beneath curving top rail, all bars have
spear finials. Ball finials now preserved in garden of Nos 1-3 (consec), Park Drive
(Menagerie House) (q.v.). Formed the principal entrance to Stainborough Park
from the north.

Listing NGR: SE3255903707

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