SK4032 : Golden Gates, Elvaston Castle

taken 4 months ago, near to Elvaston, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Golden Gates, Elvaston Castle
Golden Gates, Elvaston Castle
The gates in the centre of the structure LinkExternal link . They date from the 18th century and reputedly they belonged to Napoleon and were originally sited in Paris. They were erected here in c.1850, but which parts are original is unclear. The overthrow carries the monogram of the Earls of Harrington and their motto, so is clearly later. Listed Grade II.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 February, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 17 February, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Boundary, Barrier  Country estates 
Period (from Tags)
Mid 19th Century 
Material (from Tags)
Cast Iron 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4071 3258 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:53.3484N 1:23.7837W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4070 3256
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Gateway  Grade II Listed 

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