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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GATES, OVERTHROW, SIDE SCREEN GATEPIERS AND STEPS, WITH HANDRAILS, SOUTH EAST CORNER OF CHURCHYARD

List entry Number: 1135998

Location

GATES, OVERTHROW, SIDE SCREEN GATEPIERS AND STEPS, WITH HANDRAILS, SOUTH EAST CORNER OF CHURCHYARD, CHURCH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityMalpas

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 55577

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History

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Details

MALPAS C.P. CHURCH STREET SJ 44 NE (North Side) 2/34 Gates, overthrow, side- screen gatepiers and steps, with handrails, south-east corner of churchyard. GV II*

Pair of gates, overthrow, 1 sidescreen, gatepiers, steps and handrails, the gates made for Oulton Park, probably 1720's (at time of Vanbrugh's work there) , and moved to Malpas churchyard 1773 (Churchwardens' Accounts); the piers and steps probably 1773. Gates, overthrow, sidescreen and handrails of wrought iron; piers and steps of red sandstone. Each gate has dogbars, a panel of leafy scrollwork and an ornate top-rail. The overthrow is of leafy scrollwork; Egerton crest. Sidescreen on south side only of the gates. Piers of masonry have a tall recessed panel on each side, projecting plinths and moulded cornices carrying ornate urn finials. Flight of 8 stone steps carried on retaining wall with panel inscribed Jos.Duckers: Thomas Taylor: Church Wardens: 1823 (see item 93). Plain wrought iron handrails. One of 2 pairs of Oulton Park gates: see also item 36. In design, the gates and overthrow are excellent.

Listing NGR: SJ4869647196

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National Grid Reference: SJ 48695 47194

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