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Wall with Stone Pier Supporting Lamp Bracket

A Grade II Listed Building in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0089 / 54°0'32"N

Longitude: -1.4711 / 1°28'15"W

OS Eastings: 434760

OS Northings: 457120

OS Grid: SE347571

Mapcode National: GBR LQ52.9N

Mapcode Global: WHD9L.CHQJ

Entry Name: Wall with Stone Pier Supporting Lamp Bracket

Listing Date: 12 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149861

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330867

Location: Knaresborough, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG5

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Knaresborough

Built-Up Area: Knaresborough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Knaresborough

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/197 Wall with stone pier
supporting lamp bracket


Wall, pier and lamp bracket. Late C18. Gritstone and wrought iron. Wall:
approximately 9 metres long, 2 metres high at west end, tapering to
80 centimetres at east end. Rounded coping and terminal at east end. Pier:
attached to west end of walling. Square section, approximately 2.5 metres
high on north side. Projecting band and shallow pyramidal capstone. Lamp
bracket: 4 S-scroll feet attached to pier top, with 4 curved arms to hold
lamp. Projecting bar with knob finial may be ladder support. The wall
forms a revetment between the steep slope of Water Bag Bank to south and
level path to the church on the north side. A photograph c1890 in the Court
House museum, Knaresborough, shows this pier supporting a fine wrought-iron
gate and with the lantern intact.

Listing NGR: SE3476157123

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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