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Gateway and Boundary Wall at Cook Street Entrance to Lady Herberts Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in St Michael's, Coventry

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Latitude: 52.412 / 52°24'43"N

Longitude: -1.5082 / 1°30'29"W

OS Eastings: 433547

OS Northings: 279449

OS Grid: SP335794

Mapcode National: GBR HFL.PC

Mapcode Global: VHBWY.TM0T

Plus Code: 9C4WCF6R+RP

Entry Name: Gateway and Boundary Wall at Cook Street Entrance to Lady Herberts Garden

Listing Date: 24 July 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1389324

English Heritage Legacy ID: 487966

ID on this website: 101389324

Location: Lady Herbert's Garden, Draper's Fields, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1

County: Coventry

Electoral Ward/Division: St Michael's

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Coventry

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Coventry, St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Gateway and Boundary Wall at Cook Street entrance to Lady Herbert's Garden



Gateway and boundary wall to public garden. Designed 1930-1931 by Albert Herbert for his cousin Sir Alfred Herbert, in memory of Sir Alfred's wife, Florence Herbert. Ashlar and bronze. Pair of square gatepiers with plinths, chamfered corners and simply moulded caps. The original bronze gateposts remain, but the gates were replaced late C20. Wall has plinth and moulded coping, formerly with ornamental bronze railing.

The wall extended approx. 8m left of the gateway, and approx. 20m to the right, where it adjoins the C14 Cook Street Gateway, part of the city wall.

This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 23 January 2020.

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