SPROXTON, North Riding
Nelson Gate SE 613 817
The Doric Nelson Gate is the southern entrance to Duncombe Park. The inscription on the front is dated 1806 and reads:
'To the memory of Lord Viscount Nelson and the unparalleled achievements of the British Navy'
On the other side the inscription reads:
O price his conquering
Country grieved to pay!
O dear bought
Glories of Trafalgar's day!'