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Entrance Screen and Gates to Hartford Hall, West Bedlington

Description: Entrance Screen and Gates to Hartford Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 18 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 235889

OS Grid Reference: NZ2432480237
OS Grid Coordinates: 424324, 580237
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1159, -1.6202

Location: A1068, Wansbeck, Northumberland NE22 6AJ

Locality: West Bedlington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE22 6AJ

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Listing Text

NZ 28 SW

4/18 Entrance screen
and gates to
Hartford Hall

Entrance screen and gates, 1873. Squared stone, cast and wrought iron. Gates
by Coalbrookdale Co., Shropshire (maker's plates). 4 openwork piers with
central double gates and side gates having central open section with ornate
foliage decoration; elaborate heads to bars. To either side similarly ornate
sections of railing, with top rail swept up to end in human hand grasping top
of bar adjacent to gate pier, on cast-iron dwarf wall. Flanking quadrant walls
have low gabled coping; end piers with large ball finials.

The gates were made for and exhibited at the Vienna Exhibition of 1873; one
of the most ornate examples of High Victorian ironwork in the North of England.

Listing NGR: NZ2432480237

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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