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Gates and Railings to East of St Nicholas' Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in King's Lynn, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7575 / 52°45'26"N

Longitude: 0.3963 / 0°23'46"E

OS Eastings: 561808

OS Northings: 320456

OS Grid: TF618204

Mapcode National: GBR N3Q.50M

Mapcode Global: WHJP1.2Y0F

Entry Name: Gates and Railings to East of St Nicholas' Churchyard

Listing Date: 7 June 1972

Last Amended: 26 July 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1195422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 384264

Location: King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE30

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Town: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Electoral Ward/Division: St Margarets with St Nicholas

Built-Up Area: King's Lynn

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

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Listing Text


610-1/7/213 (East side)
07/06/72 Gates and Railings to east of St
Nicholas' Churchyard
(Formerly Listed as:
Gateway to St Nicholas Churchyard)


Gates, gate piers and railings. 1749. Wrought-iron on brick
plinth wall. Main gate to south supported by gault brick piers
with moulded stone coping carrying bulbous urn finials. Pair
of gates of square section verticals, panel middle rail with
subsidiary fleur-de-lys crest. Gates are border-hung. On top
rail is an elaborate ramped overthrow with scrolled tendrils
and the date 1749. Low red brick plinth walling with ashlar
coping follows line of street north to secondary gate in front
of west door of church. Double gates hung on heavy stiles
terminating in urn finials: scrolled middle rail, square
section verticals and a scrolled overthrow rising to a square
lamp bracket. Railings continue north to a north gate: plain.
Railings themselves have square section verticals set
diagonally, their stiles also square section with urn finials.

Listing NGR: TF6180820456

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