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Gateway and Wall Attached South of Manor House, Ferryhill

Description: Gateway and Wall Attached South of Manor House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 September 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 112228

OS Grid Reference: NZ2896932803
OS Grid Coordinates: 428969, 532803
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6894, -1.5521

Location: Church Lane, Ferryhill, Durham DL17 8JH

Locality: Ferryhill
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL17 8JH

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Listing Text

(North side)

6/21 Gateway and wall
23/9/82 attached south of
Manor House

Boundary wall and gateway to Manor House (q.v.). Probably C17 with late C20
restoration. Thinly-rendered rubble wall with renewed brick coping; rubble
gateway with ashlar dressings and coping.

Wall c.1.7 metres high extends along south boundary of garden of Manor House,
c.10 metres either side of gateway.

Gateway c.2 metres high has flat stone lintel over boarded door with ledge and
battens, under gable with moulded flat coping and 3 ball finials. Renewed
inscription in gable peak 'SIC SITI LIETANTUR LARES (sic)/How happily seated
those lares are/Who feed on Prospect and Fresh Air/Dine moderately every Day/
And Work their Suppertime away', with low-relief scallop shell above. Reset
sundial upside down below this has inscription 'Ad hoc memento...'

Listing NGR: NZ2896932803

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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