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WEST GATES TO ST BONIFACE'S CHURCHYARD

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: WEST GATES TO ST BONIFACE'S CHURCHYARD

List entry Number: 1138628

Location

WEST GATES TO ST BONIFACE'S CHURCHYARD, BOWE'S GATE ROAD

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

County:

District: Cheshire East

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bunbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Mar-1989

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 56770

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

The following ammendment shall be made to the list description for Item 2/15:-

SJ 55 NE BUNBURY BOWE'S GATE ROAD

2/15 West gates to St Boniface's Churchyard

GV II

Three pairs of gates and piers,erected 1920 as World War 1 memorial gate. A pair of high standing sandstone ashlar piers, supporting the main timber gates, are flanked by wicket gates and lower piers. The piers have ogee moulded plinths. The main gate piers are recessed on their west faces for bronze war memorial name plates which carry the inscriptions "LIVE THOU FOR ENGLAND" and "THESE FOR ENGLAND DIED" these are surmounted by oak lead and acorn motifs and the dates 1914, 1939 and 1919, 1945 are above and below the war dead. The pier caps have ogee cornices and ball finials and support an overthrow of square rods which has a tapering hexagonal lamp at the centre. The lower piers have scotia moulded caps with 4-way weathered tops. The oak gates are divided into square panels by horizontal and vertical timbers and there is cross bracing to the upper panels of the main gates.

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SJ 55 NE BUNBURY C.P. BOWE'S GATE ROAD

2/15 West gates to St Boniface's Churchyard GV II

Three pairs of gates and piers, probably early C19 in origin but reconstructed as memorial gates circa 1919. A pair of high standing sandstone ashlar piers, supporting the main timber gates, are flanked by wicket gates and lower piers. The piers have ogee moulded plinths. The main gate piers are recessed on their west faces for bronze war memorial name plates which carry the inscriptions "LIVE THOU FOR ENGLAND" and "THESE FOR ENGLAND DIED" these are surmounted by oak lead and acorn motifs and the dates 1914, 1939 and 1919, 1945 are above and below the war dead. The pier caps have ogee cornices and ball finials and support an overthrow of square rods which has a tapering hexagonal lamp at the centre. The lower piers have scotia moulded caps with 4-way weathered tops. The oak gates are divided into square panels by horizontal and vertical timbers and there is cross bracing to the upper panels of the main gates.

Listing NGR: SJ5687058095



This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 26 January 2017.

Selected Sources

Websites
War Memorials Online, accessed 26 January 2017 from https://www.warmemorialsonline.org.uk/memorial/120502
War Memorials Register, accessed 26 January 2017 from http://www.iwm.org.uk/memorials/item/memorial/2056

National Grid Reference: SJ5687058095

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