|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Norwich Gates to Sandringham House|
The heavy, sumptuous and elaborate cast and wrought iron gates to Sandringham House. Two smaller gates flank the larger pair, and all are set between curving iron screens. Heraldic beasts support coats of arms on the gate piers and on brick columns at the ends of the screen. The gates were designed by Jekyll of Norwich for the Great Exhibition of 1862 and then given by the city and county to the then Prince Of Wales as a wedding present in 1863. They were moved to their present position in 1908.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 6936 2909|
|Parish:||SANDRINGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
April 1977. Visited.
Norwich Gates (of Sandringham House).
Cast and wrought iron, very elaborate,incorporating lanterns: two smaller gates flank the large pair, and all are set between curving iron screens.
Heraldic beasts support coats of arms on the gatepiers and on brick columns at the ends of the screen.
Designed by Jekyll of Norwich and manufactured by Barnard, Boulton & Barnard for the great exhibition of 1862.
Given to the then Prince of Wales as a wedding present by the county and city 1863.
Moved north from original site in 1908.
E. Rose (NAU), 26 April 1977.
Building assessed by (S1) as worthy to be Listed grade II*, but cannot be listed as property of the Royal Family.
E. Rose (NAU),19 July 1989.
- GATE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Associated Finds - none
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1999. TF 6928AJ. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2010. Royal village fit for a queen. 2 February. |
|---||Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 628; Pl 110. |
|---||Monograph: Pevsner, N. 1962. North-West and South Norfolk. The Buildings of England. 1st Edition. p 301; Pl 63b. |
|<S1>||Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. |
|3272||Part of: Sandringham House (Building)|
|30486||Part of: Sandringham Park (Monument)|
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