Survey Data

Reg No

12303019


Rating

Regional


Categories of Special Interest

Architectural Artistic


Original Use

Gates/railings/walls


In Use As

Gates/railings/walls


Date

1840 - 1845


Coordinates

245119, 171060


Date Recorded

06/07/2004


Date Updated

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Description

Gateway, built 1842, comprising pair of limestone ashlar panelled piers on cut-limestone plinths having cut-limestone course supporting stepped pyramidal capping, iron double gates having decorative cast-iron finials, open work iron panels supporting iron flanking pedestrian gates having decorative cast-iron finials, pair of limestone ashlar panelled outer piers on cut-limestone plinths having cut-limestone course supporting stepped pyramidal capping, and sections of iron flanking railings having decorative cast-iron finials. Road fronted at entrance to grounds of Saint Patrick's Catholic Church.

Appraisal

Making a positive visual statement at the entrance to the grounds of Saint Patrick's Catholic Church an elegantly-appointed gateway exhibits expert stone masonry with decorative iron work enriching the aesthetic aspirations of the composition.