YORK CEMETERY RAILINGS, GATES, GATE PIERS AND TERMINAL PIERS ON WEST BOUNDARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1259306
Date first listed:
24-Jun-1983
Statutory Address:
YORK CEMETERY RAILINGS, GATES, GATE PIERS AND TERMINAL PIERS ON WEST BOUNDARY, CEMETERY ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
YORK CEMETERY RAILINGS, GATES, GATE PIERS AND TERMINAL PIERS ON WEST BOUNDARY, CEMETERY ROAD

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 60949 50811

Details

YORK

SE6050NE CEMETERY ROAD 1112-1/25/148 (East side) 24/06/83 York Cemetery railings, gates, gate piers and terminal piers on west boundary

GV II

Carriage and pedestrian gates and gate piers; railings and terminal piers. 1837, designed by J P Pritchett, manufactured by John Walker of Walmgate; carriage gates replaced 1880, manufactured by William Walker. Gates and railings of cast-iron; piers of ashlar. Gates are of turned bars and dogbars with ornate spearhead finials and bulbous mouldings at mid height. These are supported on 3 square gate piers with domed caps, the outer faces of which are incised with attenuated Greek fret motifs, the caps with anthemion. Railings are square section and set diagonally in dwarf stone wall with cambered coping. Intermediate piers approximately 5.0 metres high are square on plan and chamfered and tapered to domed caps. Terminal piers to north and south are approximately 5.5 metres high with moulded cornices, that to north carrying a sarcophagus, to the south a sphynx. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments of the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: HMSO: 1975-: 29; York Historian: Malden J: The Walker Ironfoundry, York, c.1825-1923: York: 1976-: 48).





Listing NGR: SE6094950811

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
463024
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York IV East, (1975), 29
Malden, J, 'York Historian' in The Walker Iron Foundry York Circa 1825-1923, (1976), 48

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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