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Garden Wall, Gates and 2 Statues, South-West of Biddick Hall, Bournmoor

Description: Garden Wall, Gates and 2 Statues, South-West of Biddick Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109357

OS Grid Reference: NZ3143852756
OS Grid Coordinates: 431438, 552756
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8686, -1.5117

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
5/11 Inset Garden wall, gates
and 2 statues,
south-west of
Biddick Hall

Garden wall, 2 gates and 2 statues. Probably C17 statues; mid-late C18 wall
and gates. Carved stone statues, hand-made brick wall and wrought-iron gates.

Tall wall with regularly-spaced flat buttresses runs west for c.65 metres;
short return section at east end. Wall, mainly in English garden wall bond,
is partly rebuilt at east end and has moulded stone coping; ball finial at
west end. Round-arched doorway, to east of centre, has round-headed gate with
close-set bars, rails and delicate scrolls around margins and centre. Similar
square-headed gate with side panels attached to west end of wall. Return
section has round-arched doorway flanked by 2 statues: one female; the other
a man in armour slaying the legendary Lambton worm.

Included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ3143852756

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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