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Gate Piers and Gates to Churchyard Opposite East End of Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Preston, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7588 / 53°45'31"N

Longitude: -2.6961 / 2°41'45"W

OS Eastings: 354206

OS Northings: 429383

OS Grid: SD542293

Mapcode National: GBR TBG.9L

Mapcode Global: WH85M.KSC9

Plus Code: 9C5VQ853+GH

Entry Name: Gate Piers and Gates to Churchyard Opposite East End of Church of St John

Listing Date: 27 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1207262

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391961

Location: City Centre, Preston, Lancashire, PR1

County: Lancashire

Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre

Built-Up Area: Preston

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Preston St John and St George the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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941-1/12/82 (South side)
27/09/79 Gatepiers and gates to churchyard
opposite east end of Church of St


Pair of gate piers and gates to churchyard. c.1855, probably
by E.H.Shellard. Sandstone ashlar and cast-iron. Gothic style.
Octagonal piers, approx. half a metre wide and approx. 4
metres high; each has a plain base, a tall shaft in one piece
with trefoil-headed panels in all sides, a cornice over this,
a collar with quatrefoil panels, and a prominent moulded
cornice and embattled cap. The gates (up 3 steps) have
vertical bars forming 2 tiers of arcading, with bands of
quatrefoils between them and near the foot, and trefoil

Listing NGR: SD5420629383

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