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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1025207
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303772
Location: Gateshead, NE21
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
NZ 16 SE BLAYDON AXWELL PARK ROAD
4/7 Retaining wall,
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
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