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Gate Piers and Gates to Barnstaple Cemetery

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0813 / 51°4'52"N

Longitude: -4.0477 / 4°2'51"W

OS Eastings: 256666

OS Northings: 133328

OS Grid: SS566333

Mapcode National: GBR KR.D2G2

Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.BX5

Plus Code: 9C3Q3XJ2+GW

Entry Name: Gate Piers and Gates to Barnstaple Cemetery

Listing Date: 29 September 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385000

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485459

Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX32

County: Devon

District: North Devon

Civil Parish: Barnstaple

Built-Up Area: Barnstaple

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Barnstaple St Peter and St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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684-1/3/21 (North side)
Gate piers and gates to Barnstaple


Gate piers and gates. 1856. To the designs of RD Gould
(Brooks). Piers local stone with granite ashlar dressings.
Cast-iron gates and one cast-iron pier. Gothic Revival style.
Pedestrian gate to the left with carriage gates to the right.
Square section piers with battered bases below a stout granite
string, chamfered corners and 4 gables, each with a blind
trefoil. Pedestrian gate to the left. Pair of carriage gates
to the right, the left hand gate hung off a square section
cast-iron piers (stamped `? & Petters, Barnstaple founders')
with a shallow pyramidal cap and sunk panels on each side. The
matching gates have intersecting Gothic arches above and below
the dog rail, which is a frieze of quatrefoils. curved top
rail with fleur-de-lys finials.
HISTORICAL NOTE: Barnstaple cemetery was established by the
Barnstaple Burial Board in 1856. RD Gould was the town
(Brooks C: Mortal Remains: Exeter: 1989-: 119).

Listing NGR: SS5666633328

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