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Gate Piers, Gates, Walls and Railings of South Entrance to Eggleston Hall, Eggleston

Description: Gate Piers, Gates, Walls and Railings of South Entrance to Eggleston Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111811

OS Grid Reference: NY9993023345
OS Grid Coordinates: 399930, 523345
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6053, -2.0026

Location: B6281, Eggleston, Durham DL12 0AG

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

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Listing Text

EGGLESTON B6281(North side)
25/10 Gate piers, gates,
walls and railings
of south entrance
to Eggleston Hall
Gate piers, gates, walls and railings. Probably circa 1827 by Ignatius Bonomi,
except gates said to be c. 1851, from Great Exhibition: lock has founder's mark
Bayliss, Jones and Bayliss, Wolverhampton. Ashlar piers; coursed squared
sandstone walls with ashlar coping; wrought and cast iron vehicle and
pedestrian gates.

2 tall piers have plinths, rustication, entablature with dentilled cornice, and
stepped coping. Lower flanking piers, with corner pilasters, and pilasters on
outer face of main piers, support entablatures forming lintels of pedestrian
entrances. Quadrant dwarf walls flank gateways.

Tall vehicle gates have cast iron horizontal bands with flower and diamond
decoration; arched wrought-iron panels have water-leaf and rose decoration.
Top wrought-iron decorative panel, in style of overthrow, is split, the central
coat of arms and scrolled top being attached to left gate. Pedestrian gates
have similar horizontal bands with other panels of heavy floral cast-iron

Listing NGR: NY9993023345

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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