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Piers and Gates at Witton Castle North Entrance, with Wall to Bridge, Evenwood and Barony

Description: Piers and Gates at Witton Castle North Entrance, with Wall to Bridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111384

OS Grid Reference: NZ1479630696
OS Grid Coordinates: 414796, 530696
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6711, -1.7721

Location: Evenwood, Durham DL14 0BP

Locality: Evenwood and Barony
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL14 0BP

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Listing Text

NZ 13 SW
(East side, off)
1/19 Piers and gates
at Witton Castle
north entrance,
with wall to bridge


Gates, gate piers and lower wall-end piers. Probably c.1810. Sandstone blocks
with ashlar dressings; wrought iron gates. Castellated piers. 2 wide round
gate piers, about 3 metres high, with coarse rustication, have top bands and
raised battlemented coping. 4 moulded rectangular blank panels on each band.
Flanking piers about one metre high end boundary wall and have ogee-domed
coping; low wall with rusticated coping links north pier to Witton Bridge
(q.v.). Gates have spear heads on straight top rail; linked scrolls; twisted
spike-topped dog bars.

Listing NGR: NZ1479030700

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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