THE ARCHES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1370638
Date first listed:
30-Jan-1986
Statutory Address:
THE ARCHES

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE ARCHES

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Wallington Demesne
National Grid Reference:
NZ 03226 84922

Details

WALLINGTON DEMESNE WALLINGTON NZ 0384 NZ 032849 21/201 The Arches GV II* Courtyard gateway from Wallington Hall, 1735, re-erected as eyecatcher 1751. Squared stone with ashlar dressings. 3 bays. slightly-projecting pedimented centre bay has semicircular arch; flanking bays and l-bay returns have similar smaller arches. Piers with square bases, bulgy rustication and impost blocks. Sunk panels above flanking arches hold double-headed busts from Aldersgate, London. Central bay has heavy pyramidal finials with dog-tooth ornament, carried on and supporting stone balls; smaller but similar finials at each end of facade, truncated finials on returns.

First erected at Wallington Hall but found to be too narrow for coaches, so replaced by Clock Tower Gate (q. v.).

Listing NGR: NZ0322684922

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
238450
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 31 Northumberland,

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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Date: 23 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/09472/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Hunter. Source Historic England Archive
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