THE CLOISTERS, INCLUDING RAILINGS AND GATES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1145031

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1968

Statutory Address: THE CLOISTERS, INCLUDING RAILINGS AND GATES, MARKET SQUARE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE CLOISTERS, INCLUDING RAILINGS AND GATES, MARKET SQUARE

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

County: Cumbria

District: Eden (District Authority)

Parish: Kirkby Stephen

National Grid Reference: NY 77510 08753

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History

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Details

NY 7708 KIRKBY STEPHEN MARKET SQUARE (North Side)

9/18 The Cloisters, 6.2.68 including railings and gates

G.V. II

Portico entrance to churchyard, dated 1810. George Gibson architect and William Richardson mason. Graduated slate roof. 8 unfluted Roman Doric columns on plinth blocks, with antae to either end, carry a pedimented entablature; the central 4 columns stand forward of the rest and the triangular pediment which they support has a dated inscription. The stone bellcote to the apex has a cornice with scrolled supports to the ball and cross finial. Stone bench to rear wall with market charter board above. Contemporary cast/wrought-iron railings and gate to west side survive. The pointed standards are set diagonally; the finials and gate-posts have capped inverted bells with lobed bases. The tops of the gate's end-posts are scrolled. The double gate to the church on the north side survives, with fleurs-de-lis standards to top and lock rails; Vitruvian scroll frieze to the top rises towards the centre-post which has a spearhead finial with small scrolled fronds. The tops of the gates end- posts are scrolled.

Listing NGR: NY7751008753

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 72977

Legacy System: LBS

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