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Lamp Standard in the Pavement East of the Minster Entrance, Beverley

Description: Lamp Standard in the Pavement East of the Minster Entrance

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 August 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 167288

OS Grid Reference: TA0372839274
OS Grid Coordinates: 503728, 439274
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8394, -0.4251

Location: Minster Yard N, Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire HU17 0DP

Locality: Beverley
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU17 0DP

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Listing Text

(south side)
14/34 Lamp standard in the pave-
17.8.77 ment East of the Minster
1824-1826. Late Georgian cast iron lamp standard presumed to have been made by William
square, stepped base has a stilted arch to each face of the lower step and
on opposite faces the words 'I. MALAM' and 'THORNCLIFFE IRON WORKS 1824'.
On each face of the upper step is a wreathed shield with lion mask. 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: TA0372839274

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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