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Railings, Gates and Piers to Old St Marys Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Newington, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4927 / 51°29'33"N

Longitude: -0.1015 / 0°6'5"W

OS Eastings: 531897

OS Northings: 178787

OS Grid: TQ318787

Mapcode National: GBR PM.C3

Mapcode Global: VHGR0.6R63

Entry Name: Railings, Gates and Piers to Old St Marys Churchyard

Listing Date: 17 September 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1385731

English Heritage Legacy ID: 471141

Location: Southwark, London, SE1

County: London

District: Southwark

Electoral Ward/Division: Newington

Built-Up Area: Southwark

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Newington St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


SOUTHWARK

TQ3178 NEWINGTON BUTTS
636-1/7/538 (North West side)
Railings, gates and piers to Old St
Mary's Churchyard

II

Railings, gates and piers to Old St Mary's Churchyard. c1873.
Cast into the locks is the name of Young and Co., Founders,
Pimlico. Cast-iron, with brick in Flemish bond and stone
coping to low wall; piers in English bond. Gothic Revival
style.
The structure runs the length of the old churchyard, along
Newington Butts. 25 bays in all, with 2 gates; short return to
Churchyard Row. At far ends are piers, square in section, with
stone capstones; railings set on black brick wall, with
chamfered stone coping. Each bay framed by a pair of thick
uprights, square in section, with heads twisting into flower
petals; a diagonal brace to rear of each. The intermediate
uprights have spear points and twisted tridents. Top rails
treated as floral frieze.
The continuation of the fence along Churchyard Row dates to
the late C20 and is not included.
Built when the medieval church was rebuilt on a site further
south, along Kennington Park Road (qv), and the churchyard
became a public garden.


Listing NGR: TQ3189778787

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

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