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Gates, Gate Piers and Railings to Old Station Forecourt

A Grade II Listed Building in Micklegate, York

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Latitude: 53.9578 / 53°57'28"N

Longitude: -1.0893 / 1°5'21"W

OS Eastings: 459855

OS Northings: 451682

OS Grid: SE598516

Mapcode National: GBR NQTN.ZZ

Mapcode Global: WHFC3.7SK8

Entry Name: Gates, Gate Piers and Railings to Old Station Forecourt

Listing Date: 20 December 1974

Last Amended: 14 March 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1256408

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464940

Location: York, YO1

County: York

Electoral Ward/Division: Micklegate

Built-Up Area: York

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Micklegate Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


1112-1/15/1132 (North West side)
20/12/74 Gates, gate piers and railings to
Old Station forecourt
(Formerly Listed as:
Railings to forecourt of south-east
front of York Old Station)


Carriage gates and gate piers to north-east side of Old
Station (qv) forecourt and railings bounding forecourt to
north-east and south-east. c1850. Designed by GT Andrews for
the York and North Midland Railway Company; manufactured by
the Walker Foundry. Gates and railings of cast-iron; gate
piers of ashlar. Gate piers are rectangular on plan with
moulded cornices beneath shallow pyramidal caps, one
surmounted by foliate gas light standard with crossbar. Double
gates of turned railings with leaf bud tips, and bands of
rosettes forming middle and top rails. Turned railings with
spear tips, on low stone plinth.
(City of York: RCHME: South-west of the Ouse: HMSO: 1972-: 57;
York Historian: Malden J: The Walker Ironfoundry, York,
c.1825-1923: York: 1976-: 43).

Listing NGR: SE5985551682

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