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Gates, Gatepiers and Steps at South West Corner of Churchyard

A Grade II* Listed Building in Malpas, Cheshire West and Chester

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II*

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

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Listing Text

MALPAS C.P. CHURCH STREET
SJ 44 NE
(North Side)
2/36 Gates, gatepiers and
steps at south-west
corner of churchyard.
GV II*
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
[St.Oswald's Malpas).


Listing NGR: SJ4862847147

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