CHURCHYARD GATES AND GATE PIERS APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES TO EAST OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1055589
Date first listed:
07-Apr-1986
Statutory Address:
CHURCHYARD GATES AND GATE PIERS APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES TO EAST OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCHYARD GATES AND GATE PIERS APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES TO EAST OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Longnor
National Grid Reference:
SJ 48835 00501

Details

SJ 4800-4900 LONGNOR C.P. LONGNOR 9/64 Churchyard gates and gate - piers approx. 20 metres to east of Church of St. Mary

GV II

Churchyard gates and gate piers. Early C18 gate piers and gates of c.1934. Square grey sandstone ashlar piers with plinths, chamfered rustication and cyma-recta moulded cornices to flat tops. Pair of cast iron gates with dog bars and dog rails, top rail with remains of plate lettering, and alternate bars projecting above with urn finials. Cast plate on right-hand pier superscribed: "THESE GATES/WERE F'RESENTED TO/ MAJOR E.R.T. CORBETT M.B.E./BY MEMBERS OF/THE SHROPSHIRE I: WEST MIDLANDS/ AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY/AS A TOKEN OF THEIR APPRECIATION/OF HIS SERVICES TO/THE SOCIETY/ANNO MDCDXXXIV". Cast plate on left-hand pier, superscribed: "THE MEMBERS AND OFFICERS OF/THE ATCHAM/RURAL DISTRICT COUNCIL/PLANTED THE GROUP OF OAK TREES/N.W. CORNER OF PARK TO EXPRESS/THEIR AFFECTION AND GRATITUDE TO/MAJOR E.R.T. CORBETT, M.B.E./THEIR CHAIRMAN FROM/1920 to 1939". The gate piers are similar to two sets of piers to the north of Longnor Hall (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ4883500501

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
259605
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 28 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/08875/33
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