Record Details

NHER Number:64692
Type of record:Structure
Name:Railings at north-eastern entrance to Shotesham Park


Iron spear railings on gault brick plinths and one surviving cage-type pier. These date to c. 1790 and are probably associated with Sir John Soane, who built Shotesham Park mansion itself (NHER 10114) in around 1785. Listed Grade II.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 2285 9913
Map Sheet:TM29NW

Full description

Railings at north-eastern entrance to Shotesham Park (NHER 30523), adjacent to lodge (NHER 48530).
Previously recorded under NHER 10114.

December 1983. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description excerpt:
"Railings and one gate pier. Circa 1790. Probably associated with Sir John Soane. Iron on gault brick plinth. Curved plan. Simple spear railings with occasional scrolled braces to rear. One surviving cage type pier with bars in lozenge pattern and pine cone finial."
Information from (S1).
Please consult the National Heritage List for England (S1) for the current listing details.
P. Watkins (HES), 23 March 2021.

Monument Types

  • GATE PIER (18th Century - 1790 AD? to 1790 AD?)
  • RAILINGS (18th Century - 1790 AD? to 1790 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1373089.

Related records

30523Part of: Shotesham Park (Monument)
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