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

A Grade II Listed Building in Blaydon, Gateshead

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9523 / 54°57'8"N

Longitude: -1.7028 / 1°42'10"W

OS Eastings: 419130

OS Northings: 562006

OS Grid: NZ191620

Mapcode National: GBR JCK5.4J

Mapcode Global: WHC3P.TS9B

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

Listing Date: 18 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025207

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303772

Location: Gateshead, NE21

County: Gateshead

Metropolitan District Ward: Blaydon

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Blaydon and Swalwell

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 16 SE BLAYDON AXWELL PARK ROAD
(south end)

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

G.V. II

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

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