Gate Screen - Towcester Racecourse, Easton Neston, Northamptonshire, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 52° 07.349 W 000° 58.395
30U E 638750 N 5776598
Quick Description: This excellent archway marks the entrance to Towcester Racecourse.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/23/2008 9:23:26 AM
Waymark Code: WM57C8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member zenpanda
Views: 12

Long Description:
Originally the arch was an entrance to the Easton Neston estate on which Towcester Racecourse now stands. The arch is a Gate Screen, as described by Pevsner. It was built at the same time as the north west and south west lodges by John Raffield in 1822. The arch is signed by William Croggan, 1822 and is made from Coade stone. It consists of a main archway leading the drive through the Easton Neston estate and has Corinthian columns dividing the rest of the screen. There are symbols of the family name of Easton Neston with two deer and two lions with a crest.
Type: Gateway

Subtype: Municipal/Regional Entrance

Location: Towcester Racecourse

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greysman visited Gate Screen - Towcester Racecourse, Easton Neston, Northamptonshire, UK 5/16/2010 greysman visited it