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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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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

SJ 44 NE
(North Side)
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
[St.Oswald's Malpas).

Listing NGR: SJ4862847147

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