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The Chapel North Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Cholmondeley, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.0603 / 53°3'36"N

Longitude: -2.6812 / 2°40'52"W

OS Eastings: 354446

OS Northings: 351662

OS Grid: SJ544516

Mapcode National: GBR 7L.C96S

Mapcode Global: WH893.SBFS

Entry Name: The Chapel North Gates

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135847

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56892

Location: Cholmondeley, Cheshire East, SY14

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Cholmondeley

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Bickley St Wenefrede

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


1/22 The Chapel North Gates


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: SJ5444651662

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