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Bridge, Terrace Wall and Gateway South and South East of Eslington Park, Whittingham

Description: Bridge, Terrace Wall and Gateway South and South East of Eslington Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 3 September 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 236196

OS Grid Reference: NU0418411952
OS Grid Coordinates: 404184, 611952
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4015, -1.9355

Location: Whittingham, Northumberland NE66 4UR

Locality: Whittingham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 4UR

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Listing Text

NU 01 SW
9/111 Bridge, terrace wall
and gateway south
and south east of
Eslington Park

Bridge with approach walls, terrace retaining wall, gatepiers and gates. 1850,
1855 and 1872 for Lord Ravensworth. Ashlar, rock-faced stone and cast iron.

Bridge: south-west of house. 1872. Rock-faced stone approach walls, curved
in plan with square corniced end piers; north finials of combined urn and
obelisk shape possibly C17 re-used. Single-span bridge on 2 segmental iron
arches. Solid, panelled cast-iron parapet. 4 square stone corniced end piers
with similar finials.

Terrace retaining wall, 1850, stretches about 150 yards in front of the house
with a large canted projection immediately south of centre of house. About
6 ft. high with rusticated corniced piers every 20 yards. Flat coping with
moulded edges.

Gateway, in centre of canted projection, dated 1855. Approached from south by
ramp with similar retaining walls. Rock-faced rusticated bases to tall,
panelled, corniced piers with large urn finials. Contemporary cast-iron gates
having spearhead standards and dog bars.

Listing NGR: NU0418411952

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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