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PIERS, WALLS, GATES AND RAILINGS AT ENTRANCE TO JARROW PARK

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: PIERS, WALLS, GATES AND RAILINGS AT ENTRANCE TO JARROW PARK

List entry Number: 1025202

Location

PIERS, WALLS, GATES AND RAILINGS AT ENTRANCE TO JARROW PARK, SUSSEX STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: South Tyneside

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Feb-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 303761

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History

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Details

NZ 36 SW JARROW SUSSEX STREET (south side) 2/98 Piers, walls, gates - and railings at entrance to Jarrow Park

GV II

Park entrance. Dated 1876, ashlar sandstone and wrought iron. 4 piers to carriage and 2 pedestrian entrances and one pier to the west; tall, square, flat topped with plinths, friezes and projecting cornices; inscription con- tinuing along all friezes 'Given to the/people of Jarrow/by Sir Walter/and Lady James/September 1876'. Low curved wall from westernmost gate pier to fifth pier; snecked sandstone rubble, round coping. Carriage gates and 2 pedestrian gates: simple spiked standards; ball on each principal upright. Railings: outward-curved spiked standards between gates and fifth pier. Historical note: Sir Walter James, first Lord Northbourne (1816-1893) who was Liberal MP for Gateshead, married the daughter of Cuthbert Ellison of Hebburn. Minute books of local Board of Health record plans submitted by Mr George Spain, agent for Sir W and Lady James.

Listing NGR: NZ3239964714

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National Grid Reference: NZ 32399 64714

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