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Entrance Screen and Gates to Hartford Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in West Bedlington, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1159 / 55°6'57"N

Longitude: -1.6202 / 1°37'12"W

OS Eastings: 424324

OS Northings: 580237

OS Grid: NZ243802

Mapcode National: GBR K948.1W

Mapcode Global: WHC2Z.2NRX

Entry Name: Entrance Screen and Gates to Hartford Hall

Listing Date: 18 December 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041381

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235889

Location: West Bedlington, Northumberland, NE22

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: West Bedlington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Bedlington St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

WANSBECK HARTFORD
NZ 28 SW

4/18 Entrance screen
and gates to
Hartford Hall
GV II*

Entrance screen and gates, 1873. Squared stone, cast and wrought iron. Gates
by Coalbrookdale Co., Shropshire (maker's plates). 4 openwork piers with
central double gates and side gates having central open section with ornate
foliage decoration; elaborate heads to bars. To either side similarly ornate
sections of railing, with top rail swept up to end in human hand grasping top
of bar adjacent to gate pier, on cast-iron dwarf wall. Flanking quadrant walls
have low gabled coping; end piers with large ball finials.

The gates were made for and exhibited at the Vienna Exhibition of 1873; one
of the most ornate examples of High Victorian ironwork in the North of England.


Listing NGR: NZ2432480237

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