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Forecourt Walls, Piers, Gates and Overthrow to Crown Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Elvet and Gilesgate, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7745 / 54°46'28"N

Longitude: -1.5688 / 1°34'7"W

OS Eastings: 427833

OS Northings: 542265

OS Grid: NZ278422

Mapcode National: GBR KFH7.47

Mapcode Global: WHC4Q.W833

Entry Name: Forecourt Walls, Piers, Gates and Overthrow to Crown Court

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121405

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110363

Location: County Durham, DH1

County: County Durham

Electoral Ward/Division: Elvet and Gilesgate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Durham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Durham St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE

NZ 2742 SE
15/311

OLD ELVET
(South side)

Forecourt walls,
piers, gates and
overthrow to
Crown Court

GV
II

Walls, piers and overthrow with lampholder. Early-mid C19. Sandstone; wrought
iron lampholder overthrow, Low, coursed walls with gently-rounded coping project
from ends of Court building wings and surround the forcourt garden. At either
side a pair of tall round piers, with moulded plinth and cornice, flank road
in front of Court. At the north entrance to the garden 2 lower piers support
an overthrow and lampholder.

Gates and lampholders missing from entrances to road. Later wrought iron gate
at east end.

Wall originally held railings, now removed.

Listing NGR: NZ2783342265

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

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