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Bridge, Terrace Wall and Gateway South and South East of Eslington Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Whittingham, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4015 / 55°24'5"N

Longitude: -1.9355 / 1°56'7"W

OS Eastings: 404184

OS Northings: 611952

OS Grid: NU041119

Mapcode National: GBR G5XZ.SJ

Mapcode Global: WHB0B.7HLH

Entry Name: Bridge, Terrace Wall and Gateway South and South East of Eslington Park

Listing Date: 3 September 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041252

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236196

Location: Whittingham, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Whittingham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Whittingham and Edlingham with Bolton Chapel

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

WHITTINGHAM ESLINGTON PARK
NU 01 SW
9/111 Bridge, terrace wall
and gateway south
and south east of
Eslington Park
GV II

Bridge with approach walls, terrace retaining wall, gatepiers and gates. 1850,
1855 and 1872 for Lord Ravensworth. Ashlar, rock-faced stone and cast iron.

Bridge: south-west of house. 1872. Rock-faced stone approach walls, curved
in plan with square corniced end piers; north finials of combined urn and
obelisk shape possibly C17 re-used. Single-span bridge on 2 segmental iron
arches. Solid, panelled cast-iron parapet. 4 square stone corniced end piers
with similar finials.

Terrace retaining wall, 1850, stretches about 150 yards in front of the house
with a large canted projection immediately south of centre of house. About
6 ft. high with rusticated corniced piers every 20 yards. Flat coping with
moulded edges.

Gateway, in centre of canted projection, dated 1855. Approached from south by
ramp with similar retaining walls. Rock-faced rusticated bases to tall,
panelled, corniced piers with large urn finials. Contemporary cast-iron gates
having spearhead standards and dog bars.


Listing NGR: NU0418411952

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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