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Gateway and Railings to East of Burn Hall, Durham

Description: Gateway and Railings to East of Burn Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110171

OS Grid Reference: NZ2654938681
OS Grid Coordinates: 426549, 538681
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7424, -1.5891

Location: Burn Hall, Durham DH1 3SS

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 3SS

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Listing Text

NZ23NE (West Side)

8/120 Gateway and railings to
east of Burn Hall.


Gate piers, gates and dwarf walls with railings, early C19. Rendered
sandstone piers with painted ashlar dressings; cast iron gates and
railings; sandstone walls with ashlar dressings.

4 square piers with plinths, coved pyramidal copings and later slender
urn finials, form vehicle and pedestrian entrances. Gates have sloping
tops, the highest part at central taller piers; heads to upper railings
which rest on scrolled panel; lower sections have overlapping hoops.

Snecked sandstone flanking walls support railings with scroll panel
and spear heads; low serpentine outer flanking walls, with chamfered coping,
support railings similar to gates; terminals are 4 principals grouped to
form a square with palmette finials.

Listing NGR: NZ2654938681

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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