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Walls, Gatepiers and Attached Gates Attached to Approximately 40 Metres East of East Front of Apethorpe Palace

A Grade II Listed Building in Apethorpe, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.5473 / 52°32'50"N

Longitude: -0.4909 / 0°29'27"W

OS Eastings: 502425

OS Northings: 295454

OS Grid: TL024954

Mapcode National: GBR FX3.8PB

Mapcode Global: VHFN9.F7TK

Entry Name: Walls, Gatepiers and Attached Gates Attached to Approximately 40 Metres East of East Front of Apethorpe Palace

Listing Date: 23 May 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371990

English Heritage Legacy ID: 233009

Location: Apethorpe, East Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, PE8

County: Northamptonshire

District: East Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Apethorpe

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Apethorpe St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 03/02/2015.

18/3 Walls, gatepiers and attached
23/05/67 gates attached to and
extending approx. 40m E of E
front of Apethorpe Palace
Walls, gatepiers and attached gates. Early C20 by Sir Reginald Blomfield for
Leonard Brassey later Baron Brassey. Limestone ashlar gatepiers and balustrade,
to east, and squared coursed limestone walls to north and south. wrought iron
gates to centre of south and east sides, gates to north now missing. Gatepiers
have obelisks with swags and ball finials. Similar piers at corners. Open
balustrade with 12 sub-divisions to east. The forecourt was originally the
gravel garden of the early C18. The walls, gatepiers and attached gates form
part of the forecourt layout to Apethorpe Palace with Apethorpe Palace (q.v.) and
wall and gatepier attached to north-east corner of East front of Apethorpe Palace
(Country Life: March 20th 1909, p414-423: March 27th 1909, p450-459)

Listing NGR: TL0242595454

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

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