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Description: Wall and Pair of Gate Piers Adjoining South East of Old Postern
Date Listed: 26 April 1993
English Heritage Building ID: 101039
OS Grid Reference: SX7871462684
OS Grid Coordinates: 278714, 62684
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4514, -3.7097
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SX7862-SX7962 DARTINGTON HALL
12/126 Wall and pair of gate-piers
adjoining SE of Old Postern
Garden wall adjoining Old Postern (qv), with gateway arch and pair of
adjoining gate-piers C19 wall and gate-piers with re-set C16 doorway arch
and jambs. Local limestone rubble wall, limestone ashlar gate-piers and
granite re-set doorway frame.
Section of wall about 10 metres long with rough stone capping and with C16
4-centred arch doorway through with double roll moulding and covered stops;
the arch is rebated for a door but the jambs are not. At the south end a
pair of early to and C19 limestone ashlar gate-piers, one attached to end
of wall, the other attached to the coachhouse, stable and barn range (qv);
the gate-piers have chamfered plinths and caps with coved cornices.
Listing NGR: SX7871462684
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Source: English Heritage
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