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Ha Ha Wall and Gates to East and South East of Barningham Park, Barningham

Description: Ha Ha Wall and Gates to East and South East of Barningham Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111606

OS Grid Reference: NZ0867010212
OS Grid Coordinates: 408670, 510212
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4872, -1.8677

Location: Barningham, Durham DL11 7DW

Locality: Barningham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL11 7DW

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Listing Text


15/17 Ha-Ha wall and
gates to east and
south-east of
Barningham Park


Ha-Ha wall, probably C18. Squared stone with cut dressings; gates cast and
wrought iron. Wall curves east and then south from east end of kitchen wing
to gate into wood, with adjacent gateway between wood and deer park; ha-ha
continues south up hill alongside garden terraces, to south-east corner of
garden. North part of ha-ha wall has chamfered coping and gateway with small
rusticated piers carrying ball finials; second section has segmental-arched
coping as far as gate into wood; octagonal monolith piers hold wrought-iron
gate, with 6 steps down between flat-coped walls. Adjacent gatway has massive
roughly-arched monolith piers holding double gates with fleur-de-lys tops to
bars and dogbars. South part of wall,running steeply uphill, has no coping.

Listing NGR: NZ0867010212

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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