About five seconds too late, Jill slammed the gate shut, with my finger stuck between gate and gatepost .
The path is indistinct at first but beyond a gatepost it becomes a track running downhill to another stone post.
Surrounded by debris, two charred 12 ft solid stone gateposts remained in place at the entrance with the carved letters ‘VR’ - for Victoria Regina - still visible on their fronts.
For £1, 000, he has agreed to clear the garden of boulders, build the gateposts and paint and repair the guttering.
The new building includes three windows, some stone and gateposts from the old church.
Outside gateposts on every street hangs the American flag.
On gateposts here and there are pumpkin jack-o'-lanterns, softly mouldering away, some with smoky eyes from exhausted candles.
She took me around, pointing out a building which had just had its slates stolen, gateposts which had lost their urns, and stonework in a precarious state which had been salvaged by her ancestor when the old facade had been demolished.
Furthermore, the fact that the river is walled on each side, downstream of bridge, and there are gateposts on the river is also interesting.
Parts of the gateway remain, including a pair of stone gateposts .