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Quarry Gates - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 52° 42.448 W 002° 45.564
30U E 516255 N 5839756
Quick Description: The Gates to the Quarry erected in 1881 form the main entrance to the, Quarry Park & Dingle Gardens, the location of Shrewsbury Flower Show. Located In the County of Shropshire, Great Britain.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/29/2016 11:56:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMQKXC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 1

Long Description:
Gates to the Quarry, Shrewsbury;
"There are numerous approaches and entries to The Quarry. The main gates of 1881, set in an ornamental screen (listed grade II), open off St Chad's Terrace opposite the end of Claremont Hill on the east side of the park. On the north side of the gates is a lodge of 1885. There are smaller but similar gates of 1883 at the bottom of Quarry Place close to the south-east corner of The Quarry. On the west side the main entrance is via Porthill Bridge, a suspension bridge built in 1923, which provides access from the Kingsland, St George's and Frankwell suburbs." Text source; (visit link)

Gates. Dated 1881; From the British Listed buildings Website.
"For Shrewsbury Horticultural Society.
Cast & Wrought iron. Central double gates and side gates between
heavy piers with traceried panels with Salop arms superimposed
and crocketed caps. Main gates cast- and wrought-iron with
very ornate heavy panels incorporating roundels. Smaller outer
gate to left with barbed iron shafts and scrolled decoration.
Cast at Coalbrookdale and dated with initials SHS (Shrewsbury
Horticultural Society)." Text Source; (visit link)
Location of this 'Gate': On public property

Type of material: Iron

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