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Lamp Standard Adjacent to the Minster Railings Opposite No 5, Beverley

Description: Lamp Standard Adjacent to the Minster Railings Opposite No 5

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 August 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 167425

OS Grid Reference: TA0367839249
OS Grid Coordinates: 503678, 439249
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8392, -0.4258

Location: St John Street, Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire HU17 8HT

Locality: Beverley
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU17 8HT

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Listing Text

TA 0339 (east side)
Lamp standard
17.8.77 adjacent to the
Minster railings
opposite No 5


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 in
each face of the lower step and on each face of the upper step is a wreath.
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: TA0367839249

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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