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Gateway and Boundary Wall at Swanswell Entrance to Lady Herberts Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in St Michael's, Coventry

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Latitude: 52.4109 / 52°24'39"N

Longitude: -1.5078 / 1°30'28"W

OS Eastings: 433574

OS Northings: 279326

OS Grid: SP335793

Mapcode National: GBR HFL.RR

Mapcode Global: VHBWY.TN7N

Plus Code: 9C4WCF6R+9V

Entry Name: Gateway and Boundary Wall at Swanswell Entrance to Lady Herberts Garden

Listing Date: 25 May 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487590

ID on this website: 101271506

Location: Lady Herbert's Garden, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1

County: Coventry

Electoral Ward/Division: St Michael's

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Coventry

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Coventry Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Gateway and Boundary Wall at Swanswell Entrance to Lady Herbert's Garden



Gateway and boundary wall to memorial garden. 1930, by Albert Herbert for his cousin Sir Alfred Herbert, in memory of Florence Herbert. Red sandstone ashlar, with bronze railing and gates. Pair of rebated square gatepiers with moulded square caps. Pair of bronze gates with vertical bars, foliage enrichment and acanthus finials. On each side, incurving flanking walls with chamfered plinth and chamfered coping with roll mould. To left, a bronze plaque inscribed 'Lady Herbert's Garden'. Atop the wall, a bronze railing approximately 125mm high, with a single square bar carried on posts with acorn finials and the initials 'FH' (Florence Herbert).

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 30 October 2019.

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