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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GATEPIERS AT ENTRANCE TO FORECOURT OF BRAMHAM PARK WITH ATTACHED RETAINING WALL

List entry Number: 1135636

Location

GATEPIERS AT ENTRANCE TO FORECOURT OF BRAMHAM PARK WITH ATTACHED RETAINING WALL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
LeedsMetropolitan AuthorityBramham cum Oglethorpe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 30-Mar-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 03-Dec-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 342187

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Details

BRAMHAM CUM OGLETHORPE BRAMHAM PARK SE4041 LS23 7/26 Gatepiers at entrance 30.3.66 to forecourt of Bramham Park, with attached retaining wall (Formerly listed as Forecourt wall and gatepiers) GV I

Double set of gatepiers, with attached retaining wall to forecourt. Early C18. Magnesian limestone ashlar, and coursed rubble. Gates at outer entrance guarded by a pair of sphinxes mounted on rectangular pedestals, these linked by low walls, L-shaped in plan, to a set-back pair of massive clustered piers, which have pilasters on 4 sides and detached columns on 3 sides, all these decorated with vermiculated bands, with joined-up entablature and very prominent cornice, and each surmounted by an heraldic beast displaying a shield and looking towards the house. Included in the item is the straight retaining wall running from the outer side of these piers for the full width of the forecourt; this wall is of rubble, with a rounded coping.

Listing NGR: SE4093941778

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Other
Part 45 West Yorkshire,

National Grid Reference: SE 40939 41778

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