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

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

List entry Number: 1054845

Location

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

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Eggleston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 111811

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History

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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

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National Grid Reference: NY 99930 23345

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