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Latitude: 51.08 / 51°4'48"N
Longitude: -4.0599 / 4°3'35"W
OS Eastings: 255803
OS Northings: 133208
OS Grid: SS558332
Mapcode National: GBR KQ.DCB4
Mapcode Global: FRA 26D8.D4M
Entry Name: Gates and Gate Piers at West Entrance to Paternoster Row
Listing Date: 31 August 1988
Last Amended: 29 September 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1385187
English Heritage Legacy ID: 485649
Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX31
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
SS558332 HIGH STREET
684-1/8/172 (East side)
31/08/88 Gates and gate piers at west
entrance to Paternoster Row
(Formerly Listed as:
Gates and Gate Piers at entrance to
Gates and gate piers. Dated 1829. Made by Thomas L Willshire
to a plan by Mr Hooper. Lamps (now removed) were added in
1845. Openwork cast-iron, designed in Gothic style. Consists
of double gates in centre with single gate at either side,
these being flanked and separated by tall piers. Gates
decorated with quatrefoils, spearheads and trefoil-headed
panels. Gate piers square in section with similar detail. On
top of each are 4 crocketed pinnacles with a taller pinnacle
in the centre. The piers flanking the double gates carry small
brass plaques inscribed: NEW IRON GATE MADE AND THE CHURCH
YARD FLAT PAVED IN THE YEAR 1829. SAML. LINNINGTON, WILLM.
A simpler version of these gates, probably mid C19, stands
further down Paternoster Row (qv), at the E entrance to the
(Harper's Albums, notes of Vestry Minutes: 37).
Listing NGR: SS5580333208
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