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Railings Around North, West and South Side of Abbey Churchyard, Selby

Description: Railings Around North, West and South Side of Abbey Churchyard

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 November 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 325719

OS Grid Reference: SE6149132351
OS Grid Coordinates: 461491, 432351
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7839, -1.0682

Location: 5 Market Place, Selby, North Yorkshire YO8 4PU

Locality: Selby
Local Authority: Selby District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO8 4PU

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Listing Text

1. (north side)
5342 ------------
Railings around north,
west and south side of
Abbey Churchyard
SE 6132 SW 4/37
SE 6132 SE 5/37


Late C18, presumably contemporary with The Crescent (1793), as the south
side forms the north side of The Crescent's roadway; and trios no earlier
than 1793. Cast iron. Solid. Painted black with gilded um finials. Urn
finials to principals, otherwise spear. Octagonal ashlar piers with
moulded conical caps, although at west end and on south side they are
square, with incised trefoil-headed panels, pyramidal tops with crocketed gablets, and ornamental cast iron lamps set on finials. West end of Abbey
Place has two taller cast iron columns, with taller urn finals, and
overthrow over pavement.

Listing NGR: SE6149132351

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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