Design for new entrance gates and piers for St James's Piccadilly, London

RIBApix ref no RIBA21661
Architect/DesignerBlomfield, Sir Reginald (1856-1942)
Artist/PhotographerBlomfield, Sir Reginald (1856-1942)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1937
Image Date1937
ViewExterior
MediumDrawing
Library ReferencePB446/21
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: In 1937, to commemorate the coronation of George VI, the old entrance archway to St James's churchyard was demolished and replaced with this pair of crested gates of wrought iron incorporating crown motifs, flanked by two smaller gates set in brick surrounds.

Subject tags

churches, entrances, decorative ironwork, gates, coronation decorations