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Description: Gates, Gate Piers and Railings to Rear of Numbers 13 and 15
Date Listed: 19 January 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 200974
OS Grid Reference: TQ2023280360
OS Grid Coordinates: 520232, 180360
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5094, -0.2689
Gates, gate piers and
railings to rear of
TQ 28 SW 3/15 Nos 13 and 15
Early C18 gate to the former Derwentwater House. Two stock brick piers with
stone capping and ball finial. Eight bays of wrought iron railings about
10 ft high. The centre 2 opening as gates. Top rail with urn finials marking
the bays. The gates are said to have been unopened since the decapitated
body of Lord Derwentwater was secretly smuggled into the house after his execution
on Tower Hill for participating in the rebellion of 1715.
Listing NGR: TQ2023280360
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Source: English Heritage
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