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South East Gateway, East Boundary Wall and Gateway to Churchyard, Church of the Holy Cross

A Grade II Listed Building in Babcary, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0564 / 51°3'23"N

Longitude: -2.6267 / 2°37'36"W

OS Eastings: 356170

OS Northings: 128749

OS Grid: ST561287

Mapcode National: GBR MP.FNBR

Mapcode Global: FRA 56DB.6HV

Plus Code: 9C3V394F+H8

Entry Name: South East Gateway, East Boundary Wall and Gateway to Churchyard, Church of the Holy Cross

Listing Date: 6 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1248421

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263332

ID on this website: 101248421

Location: Holy Cross Church, Babcary, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Babcary

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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South-east gateway, east boundary wall and gateway to churchyard, Church of the Holy Cross


Gateway and boundary wall. Mostly C19. Lias stone cut and squared, with Doulting copings and caps: cast iron gates and
railings. Wall averages 1.5 m high; square plan piers to gateway with plain bell-hip caps. Gates have spikes to centre
rail and fleur-de-lys finials: south-east gateway has wrot iron overthrow with a gas/oil lantern, now electrified of
which one glass pane commemorates coronation of Edward VII, 26 June 1902. South-east corner has a drop in wall with
cast iron railings to match gate: overthrow to east gateway has lamp missing. The whole has considerable group value
with Church of the Holy Cross (qv) and importance in the street scene.

Listing NGR: ST5617028749

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