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Gates, Overthrow, Side Screen Gatepiers and Steps, with Handrails, South East Corner of Churchyard

A Grade II* Listed Building in Malpas, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0196 / 53°1'10"N

Longitude: -2.7662 / 2°45'58"W

OS Eastings: 348695

OS Northings: 347194

OS Grid: SJ486471

Mapcode National: GBR 7H.FSNS

Mapcode Global: WH898.GCZG

Entry Name: Gates, Overthrow, Side Screen Gatepiers and Steps, with Handrails, South East Corner of Churchyard

Listing Date: 28 August 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135998

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55577

Location: Malpas, Cheshire West and Chester, SY14

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Malpas

Built-Up Area: Malpas

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Malpas St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

MALPAS C.P. CHURCH STREET
SJ 44 NE
(North Side)
2/34 Gates, overthrow, side-
screen gatepiers and
steps, with handrails,
south-east corner of
churchyard.
GV II*

Pair of gates, overthrow, 1 sidescreen, gatepiers, steps and
handrails, the gates made for Oulton Park, probably 1720's (at time of
Vanbrugh's work there) , and moved to Malpas churchyard 1773
(Churchwardens' Accounts); the piers and steps probably 1773. Gates,
overthrow, sidescreen and handrails of wrought iron; piers and steps
of red sandstone. Each gate has dogbars, a panel of leafy scrollwork
and an ornate top-rail. The overthrow is of leafy scrollwork; Egerton
crest. Sidescreen on south side only of the gates. Piers of masonry
have a tall recessed panel on each side, projecting plinths and
moulded cornices carrying ornate urn finials. Flight of 8 stone steps
carried on retaining wall with panel inscribed Jos.Duckers: Thomas
Taylor: Church Wardens: 1823 (see item 93). Plain wrought iron
handrails. One of 2 pairs of Oulton Park gates: see also item 36. In
design, the gates and overthrow are excellent.


Listing NGR: SJ4869647196

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