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Gate Piers at Entrance to Recreation Ground, Chilton

Description: Gate Piers at Entrance to Recreation Ground

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 112221

OS Grid Reference: NZ2821430189
OS Grid Coordinates: 428214, 530189
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6660, -1.5641

Location: Chilton Way, Chilton, Durham DL17 0HW

Locality: Chilton
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL17 0HW

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Listing Text

(North side, off)

6/15 Gate piers at
entrance to
Recreation Ground

Gate piers. Circa 1840, probably by I. Bonomi, for R.J. Eden of Windlestone
Hall, as entrance to Mausoleum. Resited 1972 as gift from Eden family.
Sandstone ashlar. 2 square-plan piers, c.3.5 metres high. Each has chamfered
plinth below channelled rustication, with impost string to central round-
headed open arch, under triglyph frieze and modillioned cornice. Swept coping
with ball finial. Scroll-topped inner pilaster jambs.

Source: information from clerk to Parish Council.

Listing NGR: NZ2821430189

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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