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Gates and Piers with Railings at West End of the Church of St Mary Magdalene

A Grade II Listed Building in Taunton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0155 / 51°0'55"N

Longitude: -3.1011 / 3°6'4"W

OS Eastings: 322855

OS Northings: 124593

OS Grid: ST228245

Mapcode National: GBR M1.J865

Mapcode Global: FRA 46DF.FPD

Entry Name: Gates and Piers with Railings at West End of the Church of St Mary Magdalene

Listing Date: 4 July 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1344715

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269664

Location: Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA1

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Town: Taunton Deane

Electoral Ward/Division: Taunton Manor and Wilton

Built-Up Area: Taunton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Gates and piers with
railings at west end
of the Church of
St Mary Magdalene
St T 2224 NE 9/1A


Second half of C19. Gatepiers with gates come forward in centre. Piers of ashlar
with a pinnacle and band of crenellation to each. Double wrought-iron gates with
scrollwork above and multi-foiled motifs below crossbar. Running back to left
and right are low stone walls surmounted by wrought-iron scrolled railings divided
at regular intervals by square ashlar piers with crenellated tops. A 2nd set of
wrought-iron gates with similar detail to the left. A further gateway without
gates opposite south porch.

All the listed buildings in Church Square together with the Church of
St Mary Magdalene and the listed buildings in Hammet Street form an extremely
important group.

Listing NGR: ST2288224580

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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