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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: GATEWAY AND FLANKING WALLS AT THE EAST ENTRANCE TO LANHYDROCK PARK

List entry Number: 1143097

Location

GATEWAY AND FLANKING WALLS AT THE EAST ENTRANCE TO LANHYDROCK PARK

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

County District District Type Parish
CornwallUnitary AuthorityLanhydrock

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 15-Apr-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 67568

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History

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Details

LANHYDROCK LANHYDROCK PARK SX 06 SE 9/86 Gateway and flanking walls at the - east entrance to Lanhydrock Park

GV I

Gateway and flanking walls. Dated 1657 ILR, for John and Lucy Robartes. Granite and slatestone rubble with granite dressings ; C20 wooden gates. Plan: Central wide gateway, with piers, and flanking walls swept forward about 15 metres to terminal piers. At each side of the central gateway a pedestrian gateway. Exterior: The central gateway has a pair of large square plan granite piers, with roll-mouldings, undercut at the inner angle, with cornice; surmounted by obelisk with ball finial. About 4 metres high overall. C20 wooden gate. The flanking walls are in rubble, swept forward in a quadrant, about 3 metres high, increasing in height with the slope of the ground towards the front. Square plan granite ashlar terminal piers, surmounted by obelisks with ball finials. To each side of the main gateway, a pedestrian arch with round slatestone arch, each with C20 wooden gate.

Listing NGR: SX0957063567

Selected Sources

  1. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 8 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

National Grid Reference: SX0957063567

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