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Walls, Piers and Gate Flanking Drive to Egglestone Hall Rear Yard, Eggleston

Description: Walls, Piers and Gate Flanking Drive to Egglestone Hall Rear Yard

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111809

OS Grid Reference: NY9986523357
OS Grid Coordinates: 399865, 523357
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6054, -2.0036

Location: B6281, Eggleston, Durham DL12 0AG

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

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Listing Text

NY 9923 (North side, off)

25/8 Walls, piers and
gate flanking
drive to Eggleston
Hall rear yard
Garden retaining walls, with piers and gate, and churchyard wall. Probably
late C18. Coursed squared sandstone in dry construction with ashlar dressings
and piers. North wall extending around curve of graveyard at west and
continuing as garden wall, c.l-metre high with gently-rounded stone coping.
Railings removed. In centre of garden 2 square piers with domed pyramidal
tops flank later scrolled gate and support simple curved overthrow. Steps
curve from these into the garden, flanked by curved retaining walls to height
of drive wall. South wall in similar style curves in to flank steps to
garden, the returns ending in flat-coped low square piers.

Listing NGR: NY9986523357

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Source: English Heritage

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