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Gate Piers and Gates Ap[roximately 30 Metres North East of Church of St Oswald and Attached Churchya, Oswestry

Description: Gate Piers and Gates Ap[roximately 30 Metres North East of Church of St Oswald and Attached Churchya

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 255519

OS Grid Reference: SJ2890529385
OS Grid Coordinates: 328905, 329385
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8572, -3.0573

Locality: Oswestry
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY11 2ST

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Listing Text


Gate piers and gates
15/49 approx. 30m north-east
of Church of St. Oswald
10.9.51 and attached church-
yard wall to south
(part formerly listed
as Churchyard gates)


Gate piers, gates and churchyard wall. Circa 1738, and C19. Gate piers
and gates: ; c. 1738, probably by the Davies Brothers of Bersham
near Wrexham; 2 piers flanking entrance to Broad Walk with another pier
at right-angles forming separate gateway; square section with 3 moulded
rectangular bands to each pier, moulded plinths and capping surmounted
by ornamental urns; delicate wrought-iron gates have scrollwork and floral
enrichment to main pair and urn-capped standards and scrollwork to
subsidiary set. Low regularly coursed wall with stone coping, interrupted
by pair of C19 piers with blind Gothic tracery, links gate piers with
gate piers to south of Church of St. Oswald (q.v.). B.O.E, p. 223.

Listing NGR: SJ2890729401

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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