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Description: Wall West of Waddington Hall Containing 2 Gateways and 2 Pairs of Gate Piers with Gates
Date Listed: 20 February 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 183289
OS Grid Reference: SD7291243788
OS Grid Coordinates: 372912, 443788
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8896, -2.4136
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WADDINGTON CLITHEROE ROAD
SD 74 SW
10/117 Wall west of Waddington Hall
containing 2 gateways and 2
pairs of gate piers with gates
Sandstone rubble wall with ashlar details, 1900. Wall has roughly
embattled top. At the north end is a gateway with moulded surround
and segmental head. To its south is a pair of gate piers, each of
square plan with 4 convex bands and a bracketed cornice. Each is capped
by a pyramid with a ball at its apex, divided horizontally by 2 fillets
and resting on 4 stone cushions. Further south is a gateway with moulded
surround and segmental head having a stepped coping with 2 finials. Above
the arch is an inscription: 'I WILL RAISE UP HIS RUINS AND I WILL BUILD
IT AS IN THE DAYS OF OLD. 798. WADA DVX. 1900 JOHN WADDINGTON'. Above is
a carved crest comprising an arm holding a spear and an axe. At the
southern end of the wall are a pair of gate piers similar to those
further north. All the gateways and gate piers have wrought iron gates.
Listing NGR: SD7291243788
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Source: English Heritage
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