GATE PIERS, GATES, WALLS AND RAILINGS OF SOUTH ENTRANCE TO EGGLESTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1054845

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1987

Statutory Address: GATE PIERS, GATES, WALLS AND RAILINGS OF SOUTH ENTRANCE TO EGGLESTON HALL, B6281

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Location

Statutory Address: GATE PIERS, GATES, WALLS AND RAILINGS OF SOUTH ENTRANCE TO EGGLESTON HALL, B6281

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Eggleston

National Grid Reference: NY 99930 23345

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Details

EGGLESTON B6281(North side) NY9923 25/10 Gate piers, gates, walls and railings of south entrance to Eggleston Hall GV II Gate piers, gates, walls and railings. Probably circa 1827 by Ignatius Bonomi, except gates said to be c. 1851, from Great Exhibition: lock has founder's mark Bayliss, Jones and Bayliss, Wolverhampton. Ashlar piers; coursed squared sandstone walls with ashlar coping; wrought and cast iron vehicle and pedestrian gates.

2 tall piers have plinths, rustication, entablature with dentilled cornice, and stepped coping. Lower flanking piers, with corner pilasters, and pilasters on outer face of main piers, support entablatures forming lintels of pedestrian entrances. Quadrant dwarf walls flank gateways.

Tall vehicle gates have cast iron horizontal bands with flower and diamond decoration; arched wrought-iron panels have water-leaf and rose decoration. Top wrought-iron decorative panel, in style of overthrow, is split, the central coat of arms and scrolled top being attached to left gate. Pedestrian gates have similar horizontal bands with other panels of heavy floral cast-iron patterns.

Listing NGR: NY9993023345

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 111811

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