Building record MYO1815 - GARDEN RAILINGS AND GATE PIERS TO NUMBER 65 (THE CHURCHILL)

Summary

Railings, piers and gates. c1840.

Location

Grid reference SE 5980 5253 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

Railings, piers and gates. c1840. Made by John Walker of Walmgate for John Clough. Sandstone ashlar and brick with wrought and cast-iron. Bordering Bootham there are 9 piers of rectangular plan linked by low stone copings with railings, except between the 1st and 2nd piers from the left and between the 3rd and 4th piers, where there are iron gates. The right-hand pair of gates appears to be a C20 replacement. The railings have finials with anthemion ornament. The piers have semi-cylindrical caps, their semicircular front elevations carved with honeysuckle decoration. The faces of the piers have incised Greek fret ornament. Bordering Grosvenor Terrace there are no intermediate piers and the railings are set on a brick wall with stone coping. Included for group value as an integral part of No.65 Bootham, The Churchill (qv). (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York: RCHME: Outside the City Walls East of the Ouse: London: 1975-: 62).
Listing NGR: SE5980152535

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

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Sep 19 2019 3:11PM

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