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Walls, Gate Piers and Gates to North of Egglestone Hall, Eggleston

Description: Walls, Gate Piers and Gates to North of Egglestone Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111807

OS Grid Reference: NY9979423467
OS Grid Coordinates: 399794, 523467
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6064, -2.0047

Location: B6282, Eggleston, Durham DL12 0AG

Locality: Eggleston
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 0AG

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Listing Text

EGGLESTON B6281(North side
NY9923 off)

25/6 Walls, gate piers
and gates to North
of Eggleston Hall
Garden wall, with 2 piers, gate and short wall at entrance to churchyard.
Probably late C18 for Timothy Hutchinson. Coursed squared rubble with ashlar
dressings and piers; wrought iron gates. Wall c. 3 metres high, battered and
with inward-tilted flat stone coping, forms boundary along north and west sides
of irregularly-shaped garden. Flat stone lintels over 3 boarded doors, one at
west and 2 at north.

Churchyard entrance, at right-angles to south end of west wall: 2 banded domed
piers, the westernmost with 4-metres-long curved wall, c. one metre high,
attached. Gates have spike-headed uprights and urn finials.

The churchyard was described as being within Timothy Hutchinson's botanic
garden. Source: Mackenzie and Ross Historical, Topographical and Descriptive
View of Durham Vol. I:1834 p. 255.

Listing NGR: NY9979423467

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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