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Description: Garden Walls Enclosing Three Paddocks to North, South and East of Thornton Hall
Date Listed: 16 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 110830
OS Grid Reference: NZ2387316986
OS Grid Coordinates: 423873, 516986
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5476, -1.6325
NZ 21 NW HIGH CONISCLIFFE B6279 (Staindrop Road)
(North side, off)
5/107 Garden walls
enclosing 3 paddocks
to north, south and
east of Thornton Hall
Garden walls. Probably C17. Coursed rubble.
1.75 - 2.0-metre high walls have some rubble and some flat coping stones.
Walls enclose 3 paddocks to north, east and south of Thornton Hall.
Outer wall, adjoining detached brick outbuilding to north of hall, runs north
for 45 metres, east for 70 metres, south for 160 metres, westfor 50 metres and
then returns north for 70 metres to adjoin garden front of hall.
The paddocks are divided by two 50-metre long walls running from west to east:
wall to north adjoins garage on rear of hall; wall to south begins at a point
30 metres south of hall.
Rare and well-preserved examples. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: NZ2387316986
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Source: English Heritage
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