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Gate Piers, Gates, Overthrow and Stile 25 Metres North West of Church of St Brandon, Brancepeth

Description: Gate Piers, Gates, Overthrow and Stile 25 Metres North West of Church of St Brandon

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109906

OS Grid Reference: NZ2244737721
OS Grid Coordinates: 422447, 537721
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7340, -1.6529

Location: Brandon, Durham DH7 8DZ

Locality: Brancepeth
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH7 8DZ

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Listing Text

NZ 2237
(South side, off)
Brancepeth Park
15/25 Inset Gate piers, gates,
overthrow and stile,
25 metres north-
west of Church of
St. Brandon

Gate piers, with gates and overthrow, and stile. Early C18 piers, C19 stile,
mid C19 overthrow and early C20 gates. Dressed sandstone piers and stile,
iron overthrow and wood gates. Pair of tall, square-plan piers have low
plinths and entablatures with deep cornices. Added ogee caps on chamfered
bases with ball finials. Finial of right pier is missing. Large stile, of
5 steps on both sides of opening in churchyard wall, has curving side walls
with gabled coping. Arched overthrow with simple scrollwork supports spherical
glass lamp. 2-leaf gates with barley-sugar bars. Flanking churchyard wall
is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2245037724

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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