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Gates,gate Piers,steps and Garden Ornaments to South West of No 18, Whitburn

Description: Gates,gate Piers,steps and Garden Ornaments to South West of No 18

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303700

OS Grid Reference: NZ4073761725
OS Grid Coordinates: 440737, 561725
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9485, -1.3655

Location: A183, South Tyneside SR6 7JE

Locality: Whitburn
County: South Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: SR6 7JE

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Listing Text

Gates, gate-piers, steps
- and garden ornaments to
south west of No 18


Garden features. Mid/late C19. Limestone and concrete. Gates : modern wrought
iron in imitation of C18, with tendrils and bunches of grapes spread across
serpentine-headed gates. Gate-piers : tall, rock faced, flanked by low relief
panels of classical-style figures and consoles. Steps : to the south of the
gates, curved walls which end in stubby piers flank steps on arches over a stone-
revetted ditch. Garden ornaments : a balustrade along the terrace, having curved
coping, is interrupted by a colonnade and a temple in quasi-Doric style. Many
ogee-topped finials with low relief decoration of grotesque heads. Historical
note : in the grounds of now-demolished Whitburn Hall.

Listing NGR: NZ4073761725

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Source: English Heritage

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