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FORECOURT GATEWAY AND SCREEN AT HARLAXTON MANOR

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: FORECOURT GATEWAY AND SCREEN AT HARLAXTON MANOR

List entry Number: 1236557

Location

FORECOURT GATEWAY AND SCREEN AT HARLAXTON MANOR, GRANTHAM ROAD

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

County: Lincolnshire

District: South Kesteven

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Harlaxton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 19-Feb-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Nov-1994

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 382971

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History

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Details

HARLAXTON SK8932 GRANTHAM ROAD 1315-0/15/164 (East side (off)) 19/02/52 Forecourt gateway and screen at Harlaxton Manor (Formerly Listed as: GRANTHAM ROAD Harlaxton Manor and gateway) GV I

Forecourt gateway and screen. c1840-1854. Probably by Gregory Gregory in collaboration with William Burn and David Bryce. Ashlar, with bronze sculptures added c1938. Combination of Jacobean and Baroque Revival styles. Central gateway with double wrought-iron gates. On each side, a square lodge with plinth and heavy plain cornice, pierced by a heavily rusticated round arched doorway with wrought-iron gate, and topped with a corniced cruciform pedestal on a stepped base. Beyond, larger square lodges, 2 stages, with elaborate strapwork angle pilasters and, above a cornice, diagonally set pedestals topped with volutes, supporting a sarcophagus and a bronze lion with prey. On the lower stage, a round opening, and on the upper stage a square one, with projecting surrounds. Inner faces have doorways with round openings above. Beyond, screen walls with curved central section. Plinth, round arched arcade, square pedestals, amd moulded coping. A major architectural element of Harlaxton Manor, notable for the innovatory use of Jacobean Revival style in combination with Baroque. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N, Harris J & Antram N: Lincolnshire: London: 1964-1989: 363-364).

Listing NGR: SK8946132325

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Harris, J, Antram, N, The Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, (1989), 363-364
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 27 Lincolnshire,

National Grid Reference: SK 89461 32325

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