Building record MYO1593 - RAILINGS AND GATES ATTACHED TO NORTH WEST CORNER OF YORK MINSTER

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Grid reference SE 6023 5220 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Pedestrian and carriage gates, gate piers and railings forming entrance and southern boundary to Dean's Park. 1839, repositioned in 1863. By the Walker Foundry. Gates, gate piers and railings of cast-iron; chamfered stone wall. Diagonally set square section railings with tapered tips and turned standards with urn finials raised on low wall. Gates of similar rails, strengthened by arched braces. Carriage gate piers are octagonal with trefoil headed panelled sides surmounted by tapering lamp standards with cross bars, on stepped acanthus moulded bases; square tapered lanterns with antefixae and acorn finials carried on scrolled brackets. (York Historian: Malden J: The Walker Ironfoundry, York, c.1825-1923: York: 1976-: 48).
Listing NGR: SE6023652201

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

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Sep 30 2014 5:20PM

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