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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, GATEPIERS AND STEPS AT SOUTH WEST CORNER OF CHURCHYARD

List entry Number: 1330288

Location

GATES, GATEPIERS AND STEPS AT SOUTH WEST 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: 55579

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Summary of Building

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History

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Details

MALPAS C.P. CHURCH STREET SJ 44 NE (North Side) 2/36 Gates, gatepiers and steps at south-west corner of churchyard. GV II* Pair of gates, gatepiers and steps, the gates made for Oulton Park, probably 1720's (at the time of Vanbrugh's work there), and moved to Malpas churchyard 1773; the piers and steps probably 1773. Gates and overthrow of wrought iron, piers and steps of red sandstone. Arrowhead dogbars; floral motif between each pair of vertical rails in lockrail; leafy scrollwork in central panels of gates and in overthrow, with Egerton crest. Pair of masonry gatepiers, with a tall recessed panel on each side, have projecting plinths, moulded cornices and ornate urn finials. One of 2 pairs of Oulton Park gates. See also item 34. In design and execution the gates and overthrow are excellent. (Revd.Canon T.M.Rylands, M.A., An Illustrated History of [St.Oswald's Malpas).

Listing NGR: SJ4862847147

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Rylands, TM, An Illustrated History of St Oswalds Malpas

National Grid Reference: SJ 48627 47147

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