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Entrance Gateway to Windlestone Hall, with Piers, Quadrant Walls and Gates, Windlestone

Description: Entrance Gateway to Windlestone Hall, with Piers, Quadrant Walls and Gates

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 January 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 112286

OS Grid Reference: NZ2653628976
OS Grid Coordinates: 426536, 528976
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6552, -1.5902

Location: A689, Windlestone, Durham DL17 0LX

Locality: Windlestone
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL17 0LX

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Listing Text

(South side)
Windlestone Park

9/86 Entrance gateway to
9/1/68 Windlestone Hall,
with piers,
quadrant walls
and gates

Quadrant walls, piers and gates at north entrance to Windlestone Hall.
Probably early C19; walls altered. Sandstone ashlar piers and walls; wrought
iron gates. C18 style. Segmental-topped dwarf walls with chamfered rustication:
raised, and coping re-used. Pyramidal coping on front square piers; wide
cornices and ball finials on gate piers. Gates swept up to outer ends have
top and bottom bands of quatrefoils linking massive spear-headed uprights of
octagonal section.

Listing NGR: NZ2653628976

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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