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Walls Gate Piers and Pigsty to West and North of Trafalgar House, Heighington

Description: Walls Gate Piers and Pigsty to West and North of Trafalgar House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 110803

OS Grid Reference: NZ2515022467
OS Grid Coordinates: 425150, 522467
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5968, -1.6122

Location: Heighington Lane, Heighington, Darlington DL5 6PU

Locality: Heighington
County: Darlington
Country: England
Postcode: DL5 6PU

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Listing Text

(South side)
11/52 Walls, gate piers
and pigsty to west
and north of
Trafalgar House
Garden and boundary walls, 2 sets of gate piers and pigsty. Circa 1815.
Dressed sandstone garden walls with brick inner faces. Rubble perimeter wall
with ashlar gate piers. Squared rubble pigsty with pantiled roof. L-plan.
Tall flat-coped garden walls, west and north of Trafalgar House, enclose 3
sides of garden. Inner faces in English garden wall bond (3 and 1). 50-metre
long west wall has quadrant ramp to north and tooled-and-margined quoins at
south. 20-metre long north wall. 25-metre long east wall, on rear of dovecote
(q.v.) has quadrant ramp and lower return section to house.
Tall 90-metre long boundary wall, north of Trafalgar House, runs east from
north-east corner of garden walls. Raked-down sections and triangular coping
stones. 2 sets of tall gate piers: those at west with shallow rounded caps;
those at east end, flanking main drive, with offset caps and quadrant linking
walls. Lean-to pigsty, on inner face of boundary wall near centre, has 2
boarded doors, 2 partly-ruined flat-coped yard walls and a low monopitch roof
with coped ends.
Rubble extension wall, on south end of west garden wall, and lower rubble wall
beyond eastern gate piers are not of special interest.
Included for group value.

Listing NGR: NZ2515022467

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Source: English Heritage

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