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Description: Piers and Gates at Witton Castle North Entrance, with Wall to Bridge
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
EVENWOOD AND BARONY A68
NZ 13 SW
(East side, off)
1/19 Piers and gates
at Witton Castle
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
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Source: English Heritage
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