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Gate, Gate Piers and Railings to St Margaret's Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in King's Lynn, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7516 / 52°45'5"N

Longitude: 0.3948 / 0°23'41"E

OS Eastings: 561726

OS Northings: 319796

OS Grid: TF617197

Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.JM5

Mapcode Global: WHJP7.138D

Entry Name: Gate, Gate Piers and Railings to St Margaret's Churchyard

Listing Date: 7 June 1972

Last Amended: 26 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195392

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384295

Location: King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE30

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Town: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Electoral Ward/Division: St Margarets with St Nicholas

Built-Up Area: King's Lynn

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

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Listing Text


610-1/9/242 (East side)
07/06/72 Gates, Gate Piers and Railings to St
Margaret's Churchyard
(Formerly Listed as:
Gate Piers and Gates to St
Margaret's Churchyard)


Gates, gate piers and railings. c1740. Stone piers with
wrought-iron gates and railings on brick plinth course. Pair
of square stone rusticated piers with, to each face, a fluted
and reeded pilaster strip rising to square coping stones.
Finials are urns with obelisks. Pair of gates with diamond
section verticals, doubled below middle rail. Arched brace to
each forms semi-circle below middle rail when gates are
closed. Pointed finials above top rail. Simple arched
overthrow with C20 electric light. Square section hangers.
Railings extend north to Saturday Market Place and return east
to north aisle of church, and south, returning east to first
building in Priory Lane. Diamond section verticals with square
stiles. Urn finials to stiles. Where railings meet gate piers
the union is celebrated by a rising scroll. Immediately left
of northern gate pier is a square lamp bracket on bifurcating
square section supports.

Listing NGR: TF6172619796

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

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