PIERS AND GATES AT WITTON CASTLE NORTH ENTRANCE, WITH WALL TO BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1159196

Date first listed: 30-Sep-1987

Statutory Address: PIERS AND GATES AT WITTON CASTLE NORTH ENTRANCE, WITH WALL TO BRIDGE, A68

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Location

Statutory Address: PIERS AND GATES AT WITTON CASTLE NORTH ENTRANCE, WITH WALL TO BRIDGE, A68

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Evenwood and Barony

National Grid Reference: NZ 14796 30696

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History

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Details

EVENWOOD AND BARONY A68 NZ 13 SW (East side, off) 1/19 Piers and gates at Witton Castle north entrance, with wall to bridge

GV II

Gates, gate piers and lower wall-end piers. Probably c.1810. Sandstone blocks with ashlar dressings; wrought iron gates. Castellated piers. 2 wide round gate piers, about 3 metres high, with coarse rustication, have top bands and raised battlemented coping. 4 moulded rectangular blank panels on each band. Flanking piers about one metre high end boundary wall and have ogee-domed coping; low wall with rusticated coping links north pier to Witton Bridge (q.v.). Gates have spear heads on straight top rail; linked scrolls; twisted spike-topped dog bars.

Listing NGR: NZ1479030700

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 111384

Legacy System: LBS

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