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Piers, Wall, Gate and Railings South of Biddick Hall, Bournmoor

Description: Piers, Wall, Gate and Railings South of Biddick Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109356

OS Grid Reference: NZ3145352761
OS Grid Coordinates: 431453, 552761
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8686, -1.5114

Location: The Avenue, Bournmoor, Durham DH3 4PQ

Locality: Bournmoor
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH3 4PQ

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Listing Text

NZ 35 SW
5/10 Inset Piers, wall ,gate
and railings south
of Biddick Hall

Piers, wall , railings and gate. Probably early C18 gate; C19 piers, wall
and railings. Stone piers and wall; wrought-iron gate and railings.

Low 30-metre-long wall. End piers have chamfered arrises and rounded tops.
Tall central gate has double rails at bottom and middle infilled by linked
scrolls; shaped lock plate. Gate panels have delicate bifurcated scrolls with
some foliage and flower motifs; heart-shaped upper panel, partly enclosing
later roundel with monogram D (for Earl of Durham),surmounted by scrolled
crest. Hanging and meeting posts have spike finials and scrolled supports to
flanking lower railings. Railings have double rails at bottom and top infilled
by scrollwork; alternating panels with interlacing scrolls and with wavy and
straight bars.

Listing NGR: NZ3145352761

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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