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Description: Lamp Standard Adjacent to the Minster Railings Opposite No 4
Date Listed: 17 August 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 167284
OS Grid Reference: TA0368839262
OS Grid Coordinates: 503688, 439262
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8393, -0.4257
TA 0339 BEVERLEY MINSTER MOORGATE
14/32 Lamp standard adjacent to
17.8.77 the Minster railings
opposite No 4
Late Georgian (post 1826) cast iron lamp standard presumed to have been made
by William Crosskill of Beverley. The square, stepped base has a stilted arch
to each face of the lower step and on each face of the upper step is an eagle's
head erased. Then an octagonal step to the column in the form of a fasces-minus-
axehead (symbolising a disused weapon of war). From a narrow collar rises
a section modelled on Pompeiian bronze standard lamps, surmounted by a copper
gas-type lantern of modern date.
Listing NGR: TA0368839262
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Source: English Heritage
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