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Gates and Gate Piers at West Entrance to Paternoster Row

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnstaple, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385187

English Heritage Legacy ID: 485649

Location: Barnstaple, North Devon, Devon, EX31

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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Listing Text


BARNSTAPLE

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:
HIGH STREET
(East side)
Gates and Gate Piers at entrance to
Paternoster Row)

GV II

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.
ARTER, WARDENS.
A simpler version of these gates, probably mid C19, stands
further down Paternoster Row (qv), at the E entrance to the
churchyard.
(Harper's Albums, notes of Vestry Minutes: 37).

Listing NGR: SS5580333208

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