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Latitude: 53.0191 / 53°1'8"N
Longitude: -2.7673 / 2°46'2"W
OS Eastings: 348627
OS Northings: 347147
OS Grid: SJ486471
Mapcode National: GBR 7H.FSCW
Mapcode Global: WH898.GCHS
Entry Name: Gates, Gatepiers and Steps at South West Corner of Churchyard
Listing Date: 28 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1330288
English Heritage Legacy ID: 55579
Location: Malpas, Cheshire West and Chester, SY14
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Malpas
Built-Up Area: Malpas
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Malpas St Oswald
Church of England Diocese: Chester
MALPAS C.P. CHURCH STREET
SJ 44 NE
2/36 Gates, gatepiers and
steps at south-west
corner of churchyard.
Pair of gates, gatepiers and steps, the gates made for Oulton Park,
probably 1720's (at the time of Vanbrugh's work there), and moved to
Malpas churchyard 1773; the piers and steps probably 1773. Gates and
overthrow of wrought iron, piers and steps of red sandstone.
Arrowhead dogbars; floral motif between each pair of vertical rails in
lockrail; leafy scrollwork in central panels of gates and in
overthrow, with Egerton crest. Pair of masonry gatepiers, with a tall
recessed panel on each side, have projecting plinths, moulded cornices
and ornate urn finials. One of 2 pairs of Oulton Park gates. See also
item 34. In design and execution the gates and overthrow are
excellent. (Revd.Canon T.M.Rylands, M.A., An Illustrated History of
Listing NGR: SJ4862847147
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