East Entrance Screen To Rokeby Park, With Attached Walls And Railings

Date:
19 Mar 2003
Location:
East Entrance Screen To Rokeby Park, With Attached Walls And Railings, Rokeby, Teesdale, Durham
Reference:
IOE01/10376/09
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

NZ 0813 ROKEBY GRETA BRIDGE

14/135 East Entrance Screen to Rokeby 12/1/67 Park, with attached walls and railings

GV II

Entrance screen with attached walls and railings, early C19. Screen ashlar, side walls squared stone with cut coping: gates and railings cast iron.

Screen in Greek revival style.

Double gates with moulded spike tops to uprights at both levels, curved lower rails and downswept tops; similar railings link to screen walls. Walls have end pilasters (the outer of double width), plinth, Greek Key frieze, coved cornice and central square-headed opening with gate at right and railings at left.

Left 20-metre low wall with arched coping carrying spearhead railings (some tops missing). Right similar wall runs to end pier of Greta Bridge (q.v.).

Original 1725 gate piers moved in early C19 to hold railed screen (q.v.) alongside A66.

Listing NGR: NZ0859013235

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0486 IOE Records taken by Bob Cottrell; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Bob Cottrell. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Cottrell, Bob

Rights Holder: Cottrell, Bob

Keywords

Ashlar, Cast Iron, Stone, Stuart Gate Pier, Georgian Unassigned, Garden Screen, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Agriculture And Subsistence, Wall, Monument <By Form>, Barrier, Railings, Gate