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Description: Gate Piers and Part of Churchyard Wall to Church of St John the Evangelist
Date Listed: 6 October 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 327531
OS Grid Reference: NZ8661406915
OS Grid Coordinates: 486614, 506915
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4503, -0.6657
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ESKDALESIDE-CUM-UGGLEBARNBY COACH ROAD
(east side), Sleights
18/59 Gate piers and part of
churchyard wall to
Church of St.John the
Churchyard gate piers and walls. Dated 1761 with C20 gates and overthrow.
By Robert and Tabitha Bowers, and Gertrude Burdett. Gate piers and walls
of tooled sandstone. Rusticated square-section gate piers oil alternately
rectangular and cylindrical blocks; flat caps and ball finials on bell
shaped pedestals. Flanking walls support foliate volutes on each side of
gateway. Walls have cambered coping and are ramped up to four obelisk
pinnacles. Obelisks have blind Gothick tracery to each face and tall
panelled dies. South west obelisk has inscribed vertical sundials on two
faces, and the inscription:
R B T 1761 GB / UT UMBRA SIC VITA
Walls mark the extent of the churchyard of the Eskdale Chapel built by the
same patrons to replace the original Eskdale Chapel (q.v.) inconveniently
sited elsewhere in the parish. C18 chapel subsequently replaced by
present Church of St.John the Evangelist, of 1895.
Listing NGR: NZ8661406915
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Source: English Heritage
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