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

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RIBApix ref no RIBA21661
Architect/DesignerBlomfield, Sir Reginald (1856-1942)
Artist/PhotographerBlomfield, Sir Reginald (1856-1942)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1937
Image Date1937
Library ReferencePB446/21
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