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Gates, Gatepiers and Screen Walls to West of Matfen Hall, Matfen

Description: Gates, Gatepiers and Screen Walls to West of Matfen Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 28 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 238675

OS Grid Reference: NZ0291671520
OS Grid Coordinates: 402916, 571520
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0382, -1.9559

Location: Matfen, Northumberland NE20 0RA

Locality: Matfen
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE20 0RA

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Listing Text

NZ 07 SW

14/191 Gates, gatepiers
and screen wall
28.4.69 to west of
Matfen Hall


Gatepiers, gates and screen walls. Early C18 and early C19. Ashlar and iron.

C18 square piers with shell niches, pulvinated oak-leaf friezes and moulded
cornices. Urn finials on large scrolled bracket bases. The urns have faces
and swags.

Flanking,low, corniced quadrant walls ending in C19 square corniced piers with C19 square corniced piers
pyramidal caps. C19 gates have ramped-down top rail, simple pointed railings
and half railings.

Listing NGR: NZ0291671520

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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