GARDEN AND DRIVE WALLS AND RAILINGS SOUTH OF AUCKLAND CASTLE DRIVE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1297647
Date first listed:
23-May-1994
Statutory Address:
GARDEN AND DRIVE WALLS AND RAILINGS SOUTH OF AUCKLAND CASTLE DRIVE, AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
GARDEN AND DRIVE WALLS AND RAILINGS SOUTH OF AUCKLAND CASTLE DRIVE, AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK

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

District:
County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Bishop Auckland
National Grid Reference:
NZ 21412 30147

Details

BISHOP AUCKLAND

NZ2130 AUCKLAND CASTLE PARK 634-1/8/88 (South side (off)) Garden and drive walls and railings south of Auckland Castle drive

GV II

Walls enclosing kitchen garden, and railings attached enclosing Auckland Castle Park. C18 and C19 walls, C19 railings. Coursed squared stone walls with ashlar dressings and brick inner leaf. Wrought-iron railings and gates, with founder's mark A&I Mawe & Co., Glasgow, London & Dublin. Large garden south of Castle Lodge (qv) extends down hill to River Gaunless and is enclosed by walls with rubble outer and brick inner leaves, with ashlar coping. Formerly heated wall, flues and arches now blocked. Across garden a further terrace wall divides the area into two. North wall partly a retaining wall, with battlemented parapets on side facing drive to Auckland Castle (qv) and park. From north-east corner of garden railings run east and return to join the east wall of the castle garden (qv), with vehicle gate and kissing gate in return section. Plain wrought-iron rails pass through flat wrought-iron posts; gates have diagonal bracing, and S-shaped handle from opening edge principal lying along top rail. Gate posts are tapered octagonal cast-iron with moulded tops, and founder's mark partly obscured by paint.

Listing NGR: NZ2141230147

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
385604
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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