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Lamp Standard Adjacent to the Minster Railings Opposite No 12, Beverley

Description: Lamp Standard Adjacent to the Minster Railings Opposite No 12

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 August 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 167431

OS Grid Reference: TA0369139197
OS Grid Coordinates: 503691, 439197
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8387, -0.4257

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 12

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 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: TA0369139197

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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