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GATES, WALLS AND RAILINGS TO FORMER CHURCHYARD OF ST MARY BISHOPHILL SENIOR WALL BOUNDING FORMER CHURCHYARD OF ST MARY BISHOPHILL SENIOR

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: GATES, WALLS AND RAILINGS TO FORMER CHURCHYARD OF ST MARY BISHOPHILL SENIOR WALL BOUNDING FORMER CHURCHYARD OF ST MARY BISHOPHILL SENIOR

List entry Number: 1259553

Location

GATES, WALLS AND RAILINGS TO FORMER CHURCHYARD OF ST MARY BISHOPHILL SENIOR, BISHOPHILL SENIOR
WALL BOUNDING FORMER CHURCHYARD OF ST MARY BISHOPHILL SENIOR, CARR LANE

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

County:

District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-Mar-1997

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 462797

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History

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Details

YORK

SE6051SW BISHOPHILL SENIOR 1112-1/21/40 (North East side) Gates, walls and railings to former churchyard of St Mary Bishophill Senior

II

Includes: Wall bounding former churchyard of St Mary Bishophill Senior CARR LANE. Walls and railings, with gates and gate piers, bounding former churchyard of St Mary's Church, Bishophill Senior, to south-east and south-west (church now demolished). c1860, incorporating sections of earlier wall. Railings probably from the Walker Foundry. Walls of coursed dressed stone incorporating stretch of brick wall; ashlar gate piers; cast-iron gates and railings. Carriage gate piers octagonal on plan, with stepped polygonal caps above moulded cornice; foot gate piers square on plan, caps lost. Double carriage gates of railings with fleur-de-lys finials and bands of quatrefoil castings; single pedestrian gate similar. Walls varying from approximately 1.0 to 1.75 metres in height, with sloped coping, raked-up on south-east side. Standards octagonal on plan with tapering finials, and diagonally set railings, with alternating pointed and fleur-de-lys finials. The church of St Mary Bishophill Senior was demolished in 1963. In 1859-60, it was restored by JB and W Atkinson, with whom William Walker frequently worked. Similar gates and cast-iron piers were ordered from William Walker by the Little Blake Street Improvement Committee in 1863. Wall to south-east thought to incorporate remains of wall to possible Saxon burial ground. (Pace GG: Bishophill: York: York: 1974-: 6-7; City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 35-36; York Historian: Malden J: The Walker Ironfoundry, York, c.1825-1923: York: 1976-: 37).



Listing NGR: SE6012951408

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York III South West, (1972), 35-36
Pace, G G, York, (1974), 6-7
Malden, J, 'York Historian' in The Walker Iron Foundry York Circa 1825-1923, (1976), 37

National Grid Reference: SE 60129 51408

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