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Retaining Walls and Gateway Extending Approximately 120 Metres East of Kirby Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Gretton, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.5244 / 52°31'27"N

Longitude: -0.6389 / 0°38'20"W

OS Eastings: 492441

OS Northings: 292708

OS Grid: SP924927

Mapcode National: GBR DVS.M9J

Mapcode Global: VHFN6.WT34

Entry Name: Retaining Walls and Gateway Extending Approximately 120 Metres East of Kirby Hall

Listing Date: 17 April 1972

Last Amended: 6 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372560

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229862

Location: Gretton, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17

County: Northamptonshire

Civil Parish: Gretton

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Gretton St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP99SW (North side)
5/80 Retaining walls and gateway
17/04/72 extending approx. 120m. E of
Kirby Hall
(Formerly listed as Kirby Hall
including garden walls and


Retaining wall and blank gateway. Late C17 for Sir Christopher Hatton IV. Brick
wall, parts renewed with ashlar coping. Blank gateway of limestone ashlar forms
central feature. Blank arch with panelled back, rusticated pilasters and broken
pediment over. Flanking niches. Initials CH in spandrels of central arch. Base
of similar wall is attached at right angles to left. Forming retaining walls to
C17 raised walk. Owned by the Winchelsea estate, in guardianship of HMBCE. Kirby
Hall is scheduled as an ancient monument.
(Kirby Hall garden in included in the HBMC County Register of Gardens at Grade

Listing NGR: SP9244192708

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

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