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Description: Wall with Stone Pier Supporting Lamp Bracket
Date Listed: 12 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 330867
OS Grid Reference: SE3476057120
OS Grid Coordinates: 434760, 457120
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0089, -1.4711
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SE 3457 KNARESBOROUGH WATER BAG BANK
6/197 Wall with stone pier
supporting lamp bracket
Wall, pier and lamp bracket. Late C18. Gritstone and wrought iron. Wall:
approximately 9 metres long, 2 metres high at west end, tapering to
80 centimetres at east end. Rounded coping and terminal at east end. Pier:
attached to west end of walling. Square section, approximately 2.5 metres
high on north side. Projecting band and shallow pyramidal capstone. Lamp
bracket: 4 S-scroll feet attached to pier top, with 4 curved arms to hold
lamp. Projecting bar with knob finial may be ladder support. The wall
forms a revetment between the steep slope of Water Bag Bank to south and
level path to the church on the north side. A photograph c1890 in the Court
House museum, Knaresborough, shows this pier supporting a fine wrought-iron
gate and with the lantern intact.
Listing NGR: SE3476157123
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Source: English Heritage
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