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Lamp Standard Adjacent to the Minster Railings Opposite No 8, Beverley

Description: Lamp Standard Adjacent to the Minster Railings Opposite No 8

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 August 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 167430

OS Grid Reference: TA0368539220
OS Grid Coordinates: 503685, 439220
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8389, -0.4258

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

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Listing Text

TA 0339 (east side)

Lamp standard
adjacent to the
17.8.77 Minster Railings
opposite No 8


1824-26. Late Georgian cast iron lamp standard made by John Malam of Sheffield. The
square, stepped base has a stilted arch to each face of the lower step and on
opposite faces the words "1. 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: TA0368539220

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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