Description: Bridge, Terrace Wall and Gateway South and South East of Eslington Park
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
WHITTINGHAM ESLINGTON PARK
NU 01 SW
9/111 Bridge, terrace wall
and gateway south
and south east of
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
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
Source: English Heritage
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