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Buckingham Palace Forecourt Gate Piers, Gates, Railings and Lamps

A Grade I Listed Building in St James's, London

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Latitude: 51.5016 / 51°30'5"N

Longitude: -0.1413 / 0°8'28"W

OS Eastings: 529105

OS Northings: 179706

OS Grid: TQ291797

Mapcode National: GBR DH.FX

Mapcode Global: VHGQZ.HJM8

Plus Code: 9C3XGV25+JF

Entry Name: Buckingham Palace Forecourt Gate Piers, Gates, Railings and Lamps

Listing Date: 5 February 1970

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1239251

English Heritage Legacy ID: 417078

ID on this website: 101239251

Location: St James's, Westminster, London, SW1A

County: London

District: City of Westminster

Electoral Ward/Division: St James's

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: City of Westminster

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Martin-in-the-Fields

Church of England Diocese: London

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Buckingham Palace forecourt
5.2.70 gate piers, gates,
railings and lamps


Palace forecourt gate piers with lamps, gates, railings. 1901-1911 by Sir Aston
Webb as part of his Victoria Memorial scheme together with the gates,
balustrades etc at the west end of the Mall, q.v. Portland stone and ornate
ironwork. Beaux Arts inspired Imperial classicism. Tall panelled gate piers
with carved trophies and ornamented, surmounted by sculptural groups and
heraldic beasts, the main piers with candelabra lanterns and single lanterns to
the piers spacing the railings; the ornamental gates of wrought iron and bronze
by W Gilbert and L Weingarten of the Bromsgrove Guild. The gate piers are in fact
those designed by Blore in 1847-50, re-used, copied and elaborated by Webb.

Listing NGR: TQ2911379693

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