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Column,35 Metres East of Edleston House, Gainford

Description: Column,35 Metres East of Edleston House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 111077

OS Grid Reference: NZ1690016673
OS Grid Coordinates: 416900, 516673
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5450, -1.7403

Location: 6 Low Road, Gainford, Durham DL2 3DR

Locality: Gainford
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3DR

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Listing Text

NZ 1616 - 1716 16891667 GAINFORD SCHOOL LANE
(East side, off)

9/125 Column,35 metres
14.9.66 east of Edleston
House (previously listed as
column in the garden of Edleston
Hall, West Edleston)


Commemorative column, c.1750. Erected by Sir Hugh Smithson at Stanwick Park,
North Yorkshire, to commemorate the Peace of Aachen of 1748 and re-erected
by Robert Edleston in 1923 in the grounds of Edleston House, Gainford. Sandstone
ashlar. Tall, Roman Doric column on square-plan pedestal with moulded plinth
and cornice. Column supports square-plan plinth and-stepped base (which formerly
supported a statue, now destroyed).

Listing NGR: NZ1690016673

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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