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2 Pairs of Gate Piers and Attached Railings Immediately South East of Number 200 Buxton Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Spixworth, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6831 / 52°40'59"N

Longitude: 1.3143 / 1°18'51"E

OS Eastings: 624118

OS Northings: 314640

OS Grid: TG241146

Mapcode National: GBR WH0.WMC

Mapcode Global: WHMT8.5T3G

Entry Name: 2 Pairs of Gate Piers and Attached Railings Immediately South East of Number 200 Buxton Road

Listing Date: 7 July 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1343677

English Heritage Legacy ID: 359869

Location: Spixworth, Broadland, Norfolk, NR10

County: Norfolk

District: Broadland

Civil Parish: Spixworth

Built-Up Area: Spixworth

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Spixworth St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-

TG 21 SW SPIXWORTH BUXTON ROAD
(west side)

4/10002 2 pairs of gate piers
and attached railings
immediately SE of
No 200 Buxton Road

GV II


Pair of gate piers, flanking railings and terminal piers at north
side of south-east entrance to site of Spixworth Hall. Circa late
C19. Red brick inner and outer piers with stone dressings and
rendered finials. Iron railings on plinth of red brick with stone
copings. Octagonal gate pier about 15' tall, set back from road.
Linked by a northward curve of railings to slightly shorter
octagonal outer pier set closer to road. Each pier set on
octagonal red brick plinth with chamfered stone base and moulded
stone plinth coping. Rendered octagonal ogee finial to each pier
with moulded base; base of gate pier finial brattished. Gate no
longer attached. Fleur-de-lys railings about 5' tall, alternating
with shorter, pointed intermediate spears; all shafts set
diagonally. 5 principal fleur-de-lys railings slightly taller
than rest, with shafts set square and anchored to rear with iron
stays. Brick plinth to railings about 1' high, with plain stone
coping abutting base moulding of piers. Mirrored by an identical
arrangement of piers and railings on south side of entrance.
Distance between north and south outer piers about 90'. Spixworth
Hall demolished c1955. (Burke's and Savills Guide to Country
Houses, Vol III, East Anglia, London 1981)


Listing NGR: TG2411814640

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