THE CHAPEL SOUTH GATES

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1330126

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1985

Date of most recent amendment: 20-May-1985

Statutory Address: THE CHAPEL SOUTH GATES

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Location

Statutory Address: THE CHAPEL SOUTH GATES

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

District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Cholmondeley

National Grid Reference: SJ 54445 51617

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SJ 55 SW CHOLMONDELEY C.P. CHOLMONDELEY PARK

1/23 The Chapel South Gates

GV II

Gates to the Cholmondeley Chapel enclosure, 1722 by Robert Bakewell (Jackson-Stops). Formerly fixed as part of the fencing to the Old Hall in 1722 but removed and adapted for use as gates in their new position in 1829, following demolition of the Old Hall in 1801. Wrought iron with stone end piers. One pair of high gates flanked by lower wickets. These are all hung from built-up, square, open-work, wrought iron piers based on volutes, leaves, bobbins and sun motifs. The metal plate ogee caps have ball and leaf finials with terminal twists. The main and wicket gates are of similar design, being of square bars with spear and leaf cresting and two rows of water lilies hanging as pendants below the top rails. An infilling of volutes and leaves is supported by the bottom rails. The wickets close to square stop-chamfered stone piers with four-way weathered caps.

Gervase Jackson-Stops in Country Life 19 July 1984.

Listing NGR: SJ5444651618

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 56893

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
'Country Life' in 19 July, (1984)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 6 Cheshire,

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