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Cemetery Gatepiers and Gates, Bury

Description: Cemetery Gatepiers and Gates

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 210738

OS Grid Reference: SD8082709033
OS Grid Coordinates: 380827, 409033
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5775, -2.2910

Location: Bridges Avenue, Bury BL9 9RD

Locality: Bury
County: Bury
Country: England
Postcode: BL9 9RD

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Listing Text

Cemetery Gate-piers and
- Gates

- II

1869 by Henry Styan of Manchester and James Farrar, Borough Surveyor. Neo-Gothic. 4
stone piers in the form pinnacles of generous proportions with gables and shallow
buttresses on each face. Elaborate carving by Mr Bonehill of Manchester, including
angels holdings inscribed scrolls below gables of inner piers, which are larger.
Central double gates and flanking single ones continue the Lancet head design of
the railings surmounting the quadrant walls to each side, which are of coursed rubble
with peaked coping. (BURY TIMES: 22.5.1869).

Listing NGR: SD8082709033

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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