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East Entrance Screen to Rokeby Park, with Attached Walls and Railings, Rokeby

Description: East Entrance Screen to Rokeby Park, with Attached Walls and Railings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 111725

OS Grid Reference: NZ0859013235
OS Grid Coordinates: 408590, 513235
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5144, -1.8688

Location: The Street, Rokeby, Durham DL12 9SE

Locality: Rokeby
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9SE

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Listing Text


14/135 East Entrance
Screen to Rokeby
12/1/67 Park, with attached
walls and railings


Entrance screen with attached walls and railings, early C19. Screen ashlar,
side walls squared stone with cut coping: gates and railings cast iron.
Screen in Greek revival style.

Double gates with moulded spike tops to uprights at both levels, curved lower
rails and downswept tops; similar railings link to screen walls. Walls have
end pilasters (the outer of double width), plinth, Greek Key frieze, coved
cornice and central square-headed opening with gate at right and railings at

Left 20-metre low wall with arched coping carrying spearhead railings (some
tops missing). Right similar wall runs to end pier of Greta Bridge (q.v.).

Original 1725 gate piers moved in early C19 to hold railed screen (q.v.)
alongside A66.

Listing NGR: NZ0859013235

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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