GATES PIERS AND WALL TO ST MARYS CEMETERY CHAPEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1104369
Date first listed:
05-May-1972
Date of most recent amendment:
26-Nov-1998
Statutory Address:
GATES PIERS AND WALL TO ST MARYS CEMETERY CHAPEL, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
GATES PIERS AND WALL TO ST MARYS CEMETERY CHAPEL, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Gloucestershire
District:
Cheltenham (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SO 94332 22937

Details

SO9422NW 630-1/8/417 05/05/72

CHELTENHAM HIGH STREET(South side)Gates, piers and wall to St Mary's Cemetery Chapel (Formerly Listed as:HIGH STREET(South side)Entrance gates to drive of St Mary's Cemetery Chapel (Now Churchill Gardens)

GII Also known as:Entrance gates and walls of Winston Churchill Memorial Garden HIGH STREET.Gates,gate piers,wall,end piers and wall to drive.C1831.Pinkish-brown brick walls ashlar coping and stuccoed piers;ornamental iron gates by Thomas Letheren (replaced those by RE Marshall of Cheltenham).Gates have bars and scroll-headed dog-bars;central upper panel of scroll-motif and surmounting floral scroll,between ornamental iron piers.Coped walls adjoining are approx one and a half metres long and two metres high extend to tall piers,square on plan with moulded capping. Coped walls to drive are ramped down from piers and extend for approx fourty-five metres and are two metres high.HISTORICAL NOTE: The New Burying Ground was acquired in 1830 owing to over-crowding in the churchyard of St Mary's Church,Church Street (qv). Letheren's gates were originally at the entrance to Cypher's Nursery Gardens on Queen's Road and replaced those by Marshall after WWII.A significant streetscape feature,forming an integral part of the setting of St Mary's Cemetery Chapel (qv).(Rowe G: Illustrated Cheltenham Guide:Cheltenham: 1850-1969:92;Chatwin A:Cheltenham's Ornamental Ironwork:1975-:78).

Listing NGR: SO9433222937

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
474797
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Chatwin, A, Cheltenhams Ornamental Ironwork, (1975-1984), 78
Rowe, G, Illustrated Cheltenham Guide 1850-196992

Legal

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

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Date: 30 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/15925/12
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