Gate Piers And Gates, Milton Cemetery

12 Feb 2001
Gate Piers And Gates, Milton Cemetery, Milton Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


SU60SE MILTON ROAD, Milton 774-1/4/288 (East side) Gate piers and gates, Milton Cemetery


Gate piers and gates. 1910. By GE Smith. Ashlar stone and iron. Each of the 4 stone piers has deep moulded cornice and base, capped with a metal urn set on elaborate metal sub-structure supported on stone base. Each face of the centre piers has a recessed panel with narrow incised margins; front and rear faces have to lower half a projecting splayed stone face surmounted by stone garland and at top of the recessed panel is a keystone with City of Portsmouth coat of arms and date 1910 inscribed below. The 2 smaller flanking side piers have plain recessed panel to each side with moulded surround.

The main 2-leaf centre gates and smaller side gates are in ornate ironwork each hung from wide pierced iron fretted posts. City of Portsmouth coat of arms at centre rail of each side gate. (The Buildings of England: Pevsner N & Lloyd DW: Hampshire and the Isle of Wight: Harmondsworth: 1967-: 445).

Listing NGR: SU6610802158


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0107 IOE Records taken by Mark Bardell; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Mark Bardell. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Bardell2, Mark

Rights Holder: Bardell2, Mark


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