Building record MYO1573 - Railings and gates fronting forecourt of King's Manor

Summary

Carriage and foot gates, railings and piers forming the north-eastern boundary to the forecourt of The King's Manor (qv). Probably c1900.

Location

Grid reference SE 6006 5222 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

Carriage and foot gates, railings and piers forming the north-eastern boundary to the forecourt of The King's Manor (qv). Probably c1900. Gates and railings of cast and wrought-iron on low moulded stone wall with stone piers at each end. Railings are square sectioned and incorporate open panels of scrollwork with coupled volutes and twists as finials: gate piers are similar but taller. Piers at each end are square on plan, with trefoil-headed sunk-panelled sides and moulded cornices beneath flat caps. Piers incorporate pendant armorial shields on two faces, all badly defaced except for one bearing a sun in splendour adjacent to The City Art Gallery (qv).
Listing NGR: SE6006552226

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

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Record last edited

May 8 2020 12:41PM

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