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Gate Piers and Railings About 25 Metres North-East of Church of St John the Evangelist, Shobdon

Description: Gate Piers and Railings About 25 Metres North-East of Church of St John the Evangelist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 149459

OS Grid Reference: SO4013962897
OS Grid Coordinates: 340139, 262897
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2610, -2.8785

Location: Shobdon, County of Herefordshire HR6 9NA

Locality: Shobdon
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR6 9NA

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Listing Text

SO 46 SW

5/56 Gate piers and
railings about
25 metres north-east
of Church of St John
the Evangelist


Gate piers and railings. Mid-C18 (pre-1765). Ashlar and wroughtiron.
Two square-plan gate piers flanking central entrance, flanking walls,
extending about 15 metres each terminated by two small piers, wall advances
2 metres and is terminated by a square pier. All the outer piers are square,
plain with moulded cornice and pyramidal cap. Central piers each have a pair
of Doric columns with alternating blocks flanking a niche, the top having a
moulded cornice and pediment. The main gates are C18, wrought iron with
elaborate overthrow incorporating two "B"s, one a mirror image of the other
Flanking walls have C18 wrought iron railings. (BoE, p 288).

Listing NGR: SO4014162895

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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