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Description: Garden Walls and Gate Piers to South of Thornton Hall
Date Listed: 16 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 110831
OS Grid Reference: NZ2377816922
OS Grid Coordinates: 423778, 516922
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5470, -1.6339
NZ 21 NW HIGH CONISCLIFFE B6279 (Staindrop Road)
(North side, off)
5/108 Garden walls and
gate piers to south
of Thornton Hall
Garden walls and gate piers. Probably C17 walls and early C18 piers. Coursed
rubble walls and ashlar piers. Tall, partly rebuilt wall with flat coping
adjoins wing on west return of hall.
Wall runs west for 15 metres then south to main road for 100 metres. Tudor-
arched C19 doorway near north-west corner.
Low rebuilt quadrant walls, with central gate piers, linking west wall to outer
wall enclosing south paddock (q.v.). Pair of tall rebated piers have chamfered
rustication and corniced caps with rounded pyramidal finials.
Cross wall in front of hall garden is not of special interest.
Indluded for group value.
Listing NGR: NZ2377816922
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Source: English Heritage
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