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Latitude: 53.642 / 53°38'31"N
Longitude: -1.4508 / 1°27'2"W
OS Eastings: 436407
OS Northings: 416304
OS Grid: SE364163
Mapcode National: GBR LV9B.Q5
Mapcode Global: WHDCB.PQCB
Entry Name: Watergate Near to Iron Bridge on Island at Walton Hall
Listing Date: 22 November 1966
Last Amended: 27 August 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1313226
English Heritage Legacy ID: 342352
Location: Walton, Wakefield, WF2
Civil Parish: Walton
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Sandal Magna St Helen
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
SE31NE WALTON WALTON PARK
3/48 Watergate near to
22.11.66 Iron Bridge on
Island at Walton Hall
(formerly listed with
iron bridge at
Water gate. Said to be medieval. Roughly-dressed well-coursed masonry largely
overgrown by ivy. Central segmental archway with inner recess for doors leads
to flight of 7 stone steps. Flanking central turrets from one of which it is
said Oliver Cromwell fired the first swivel-cannon gun in England. The whole is
surmounted by large carved wooden crucifix.
Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Listing NGR: SE3640716304
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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