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

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1135998

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1985

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

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Location

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

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

District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Malpas

National Grid Reference: SJ 48695 47194

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 55577

Legacy System: LBS

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