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Wall with Stone Pier Supporting Lamp Bracket, Knaresborough

Description: Wall with Stone Pier Supporting Lamp Bracket

Grade: II
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

Location: Water Bag Bank, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire HG5 9AD

Locality: Knaresborough
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG5 9AD

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Listing Text

(north side)

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

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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