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Wall, Gatepiers and Gates Belonging to Old Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Woburn, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9897 / 51°59'22"N

Longitude: -0.6194 / 0°37'10"W

OS Eastings: 494894

OS Northings: 233258

OS Grid: SP948332

Mapcode National: GBR F2D.66Q

Mapcode Global: VHFQY.68W1

Entry Name: Wall, Gatepiers and Gates Belonging to Old Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 16 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113989

English Heritage Legacy ID: 38204

Location: Woburn, Central Bedfordshire, MK17

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Woburn

Built-Up Area: Woburn

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Woburn

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP 9433-9533 WOBURN BEDFORD STREET (West Side)
- Wall, gatepiers and gates
belonging to Old Church of
St Mary
Wall, gatepiers and gates. Circa 1830 by Edward Blore. Ironstone with clunch
dressings. Adjoins Lower School to N, runs southwards bordering the pavement
and adjoins the Old Parsonage at S end. Approximately 45 metres long.
Gateway to LH. 4 piers form a central carriage entrance flanked by 2
pedestrian gateways. Clunch piers are approximately 2 metres high and square
in section. They have moulded bases, recessed panels with cusped heads,
moulded embattled cornices and pyramidal caps. Cast iron gates have
ornamental finials above toprails and to dograils of lower sections.
Churchyard wall is of coursed ironstone with ashlar coping, and stands about
half a metre high. Apparently originally supported piers and railings similar
in style to gateway.
(cf: illustration in J D Parry History and Description of Woburn and its
Abbey, 1831).

Listing NGR: SP9489433258

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