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Retaining Wall, Balustrade, Piers and Steps to Terrace South of Axwell Park, Parklands

Description: Retaining Wall, Balustrade, Piers and Steps to Terrace South of Axwell Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 303772

OS Grid Reference: NZ1913062006
OS Grid Coordinates: 419130, 562006
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9523, -1.7028

Location: Blaydon, Gateshead NE21 5NR

Locality: Parklands
County: Gateshead
Country: England
Postcode: NE21 5NR

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Listing Text

(south end)

4/7 Retaining wall,
balustrade, piers
and steps to terrace
south of Axwell Park.


Wall, balustrade, piers and steps to terrace of Axwell Park. Early C19,
Retaining wall to terrace and central steps: graduated courses of
rusticated sandstone with moulded ashlar coping; 6 piers to each side of
terrace rest on retaining wall pilasters and are linked by low curved
stone coping; similar piers and balustrade to wall in front of steps.
Piers in front of steps have tall finials of Clavering arms and lions.
Terrace wall piers bear wide classical urns. Some urns missing.

Listing NGR: NZ1913062006

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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