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Gardening Implements Gate- Northants
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
N 52° 17.112 W 000° 52.470
30U E 644979 N 5794887
Quick Description: an unusual gate comprising gardening tools on the entrance to Holly Lodge. the gate was designed by Philadelphius Jeyes and manufactured by Allchin of Northampton (later famous for the Allchin Traction Engines), they were erected in 1861.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/15/2008 12:54:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM4YY4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
Views: 3

Long Description:
Holly Lodge was constructed between 1857 and 1861 for Philadelphius Jeyes the founder of the Northampton Chemists of the same name.
It has been built on or very close to the old Boughton Park boundary on the site of an existing building which was incorporated into the design .
Holly Lodge was designed by Alexander Milne a Northampton based architect, it has castellated facades matching other Boughton Park structures and in the frontage to the Moulton - Boughton Road is an almost exact replica of the Spectacle folly.

the famous Farm Implement Gate constructed from 12 replica farm implements :
2 Hay Forks
2 Sickles
A Scythe
A Rake
A Shepherds Crook
A Ditch Cutter
A Stable Fork
A Flail
A Spade
A Woodmans Axe

Location of this 'Gate': On private property

Type of material: Iron

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