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Latitude: 51.2361 / 51°14'9"N
Longitude: -0.5707 / 0°34'14"W
OS Eastings: 499877
OS Northings: 149513
OS Grid: SU998495
Mapcode National: GBR FCK.DJR
Mapcode Global: VHFVN.2648
Entry Name: Entrance Walls and Railings to Holy Trinity Church
Listing Date: 15 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1029259
English Heritage Legacy ID: 288971
Location: Guildford, Surrey, GU1
District Council Ward: Holy Trinity
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Guildford Holy Trinity and St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
SU 9949NE GUILDFORD HIGH STREET
5/106 Entrance Walls and
Railings to Holy
Entrance walls and railings. Central gate 1712, outer gates 1813. Brown brick
retaining wall with cement-rendered end piers, panelled, and under gabled tops.
Wrought-iron gates and railings above. Plinth retaining walls approximately 1½
metres high with gate piers to ends rising up to 3½ metres. Stone coping to
plinth walls under spear-finialled railings with scrolled standard panels at
intervals along the front. Paired gates leading to a flight of steps at the
east end of the church with scrolled work under central finial and return railings
attaching to wall of church. Elaborate double gates to centre of railings facing
the High Street with urn finials on flanking scroll work standards and twisted
finials on scrolled crests crowning each of the double gates. Further gateway to
west end of church under scrolled and arched overthrow with central lantern.
Brick piers at ends of railings flank the steps up to the west end of the church.
Photographs in N.M.R.
PEVSNER: BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND, SURREY (1971) p.272
C. K. F. BROWN: TREASURES OF THE SURREY CHURCH (1943).
Listing NGR: SU9987549513
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