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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: SMALL GATE IN WALL WEST OF DORFOLD HALL

List entry Number: 1138564

Location

SMALL GATE IN WALL WEST OF DORFOLD HALL

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire EastUnitary AuthorityActon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 04-Jul-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56924

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History

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Details

ACTON C.P. DORFOLD PARK SJ 65 SW Small gate in wall west 4/12 of Dorfold Hall - II* GV

Gate in stone dressed opening, early C17. Removed from Nantwich and re-erected in its present position following the demolition of the Roger Wilbraham Almshouses in 1872 (County Records) wrought iron gate with central sun feature, and infilling of scrolls in square bar frame. The gate is in an ovolo moulded stone opening, with strapwork head, surmounted by a raised pedimented canopy, which contains an arched opening. The opening contains an acroterion-like shell feature mounted on a scotia moulded base. The gate is flanked by niches, with strapwork decorated semi-circular heads, which contain busts of Elizabeth I and a male courtier. The niches are surmounted by short lengths of projecting moulded cornice, these support heraldic lions which flank the pediment. The gateway is set into a brick wall which has short lengths of twice weathered stone coping both sides of the feature.

Listing NGR: SJ6352452532

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Other
Part 6 Cheshire,

National Grid Reference: SJ 63524 52532

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