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Pytchley Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Overstone, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.287 / 52°17'13"N

Longitude: -0.832 / 0°49'55"W

OS Eastings: 479766

OS Northings: 266075

OS Grid: SP797660

Mapcode National: GBR CX3.LG9

Mapcode Global: VHDRT.JSH4

Entry Name: Pytchley Gates

Listing Date: 2 November 1954

Last Amended: 19 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343549

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360454

Location: Overstone, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN6

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Overstone

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Sywell with Overstone

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

OVERSTONE SYWELL ROAD
SP7866 (South side)
16/201 Pytchley Gates
02/11/54 (Formerly listed as Gateway to
Overstone Park originally of
Pytchley Old Hall)

- II

Archway. Early C17. Limestone ashlar. Gate arch flanked by similar pedestrian
arches each with semi-circular heads and moulded keystones. Central arch has
decorated voussoir. Fluted Doric column between arches support an entablature
the frieze of which is decorated with triglyphs and disc ornaments in the
metopes. Curved gable over and flanking scrolls over pedestrian arches. Five
obelisks on moulded plinths at centre and ends. C19 cast iron gates to each
arch. Originally located at Pytchley Old Hall, repositioned in mid C19.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, p.369).


Listing NGR: SP7976666075

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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