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Forecourt Walls, Piers, Gates and Overthrow to Crown Court, Durham

Description: Forecourt Walls, Piers, Gates and Overthrow to Crown Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 110363

OS Grid Reference: NZ2780042204
OS Grid Coordinates: 427800, 542204
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7740, -1.5694

Location: Court Lane, Durham DH1 3HN

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

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Listing Text

NZ 2742 SE (South side)

15/311 Forecourt walls,
piers, gates and
overthrow to
Crown Court


Walls, piers and overthrow with lampholder. Early-mid C19. Sandstone; wrought
iron lampholder overthrow, Low, coursed walls with gently-rounded coping project
from ends of Court building wings and surround the forcourt garden. At either
side a pair of tall round piers, with moulded plinth and cornice, flank road
in front of Court. At the north entrance to the garden 2 lower piers support
an overthrow and lampholder.

Gates and lampholders missing from entrances to road. Later wrought iron gate
at east end.

Wall originally held railings, now removed.

Listing NGR: NZ2780042204

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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