Building record MYO1760 - Railings and gate piers to forecourt of Castlegate House

Summary

Railings and gate piers to forecourt of Castlegate House. Mid-18th century. Probably by John Carr. Wrought-iron railings and gate piers on painted stone wall. Chamfered wall approx 0.5 metres high, surmounted by square section railings and turned braced standards with twist finials. Gate piers are openwork, with panels of wavy and angled pieces, caps of clustered scrolls and urn finials.

Location

Grid reference SE 6044 5158 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

syoRailings and gate piers to forecourt of Castlegate House (qv). Mid C18. Probably by John Carr. Wrought-iron railings and gate piers on painted stone wall. Chamfered wall approx .5 metres high, surmounted by square section railings and turned braced standards with twist finials. Gate piers are openwork, with panels of wavy and angled pieces, caps of clustered scrolls and urn finials.

Listing NGR: SE6044051587

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

See MYO1759 for NMR description of railings and gate piers

NMR Information

613515 Architectural Survey Investigation by RCHME/EH Architectural Survey

BF060418 CASTLEGATE HOUSE File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.


NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

RCHME, 1981, City of York Volume V: The Central Area (Monograph). SYO65.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.
  • --- Monograph: RCHME. 1981. City of York Volume V: The Central Area.

Protected Status/Designation

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jul 6 2020 7:21PM

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