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Entrance Gateway and Roadside Wall to Northeast of Beckminster House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wolverhampton, City of Wolverhampton

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Latitude: 52.5727 / 52°34'21"N

Longitude: -2.1485 / 2°8'54"W

OS Eastings: 390030

OS Northings: 297218

OS Grid: SO900972

Mapcode National: GBR 17Q.V4

Mapcode Global: WHBFY.ZL2K

Entry Name: Entrance Gateway and Roadside Wall to Northeast of Beckminster House

Listing Date: 2 March 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201774

English Heritage Legacy ID: 378309

Location: Wolverhampton, WV3

County: City of Wolverhampton

Electoral Ward/Division: Graiseley

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Wolverhampton

Traditional County: Staffordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Midlands

Church of England Parish: Penn Fields St Philip

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text


895-1/5/372 (South West side)
Entrance gateway and roadside wall
to NE of Beckminster House


Entrance gateway and attached walling. Mid C19. Ashlar
sandstone and coursed dressed sandstone. Main entrance to
Beckminster House (q.v.) is flanked by pairs of
square-sectioned gatepiers linked by quadrant walls which are
pierced by Gothic Revival arcading. The arcaded wall has
chamfered plinth and roll moulded copings whilst the piers
have pyramidal and octagonal tops of differing design. A
matching section of arcaded wall continues to left and
terminates at ashlar end pier. To right of gateway the
roadside wall is of coursed sandstone and continues in 4 steps
for approx. 45 metres before terminating at an end pier.
Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SO9003097218

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