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Description: Gate Piers Gates and Railings to South West of Packhorse Bridge
Date Listed: 21 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 323217
OS Grid Reference: NZ2020611388
OS Grid Coordinates: 420206, 511388
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4974, -1.6895
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ALDBROUGH CHAPEL GREEN
11/5 Aldbrough St John
Gate piers, gates and
railings to south-west of
Gate piers; gates and railings. Early C19. For the Duke of Northumberland.
Ashlar sandstone piers, wrought-iron gates and railings. 2 piers
approximately 2 metres in height, monolithic cylindrical shafts on Tuscan
bases, with Tuscan abaci and capstan-like caps. With piers, 2 gates, of
square-section bars with spiked tops and 2 horizontal rails about one-third
of way up, the lower containing the tops of intermediate bars, the upper
with intermediate spikes, and with diagonal paired bracing curved members
from outer bottom corners to inner ends of lower rails. To right, a smaller
matching gate, and on either side railings with cast-iron urn finials to
standards, braced with ogee-section struts in front and behind. Erected as
an entrance to Stanwick Hall, but the rest of the carriage drive from here
was never completed.
Listing NGR: NZ2020611388
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Source: English Heritage
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