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Latitude: 54.6711 / 54°40'16"N
Longitude: -1.7721 / 1°46'19"W
OS Eastings: 414796
OS Northings: 530696
OS Grid: NZ147306
Mapcode National: GBR JG2F.49
Mapcode Global: WHC50.RVBF
Entry Name: Piers and Gates at Witton Castle North Entrance, with Wall to Bridge
Listing Date: 30 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1159196
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111384
Location: Evenwood and Barony, County Durham, DL14
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Evenwood and Barony
Built-Up Area: Witton-le-Wear
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Witton-le-Wear
Church of England Diocese: Durham
EVENWOOD AND BARONY A68
NZ 13 SW
(East side, off)
1/19 Piers and gates
at Witton Castle
with wall to bridge
Gates, gate piers and lower wall-end piers. Probably c.1810. Sandstone blocks
with ashlar dressings; wrought iron gates. Castellated piers. 2 wide round
gate piers, about 3 metres high, with coarse rustication, have top bands and
raised battlemented coping. 4 moulded rectangular blank panels on each band.
Flanking piers about one metre high end boundary wall and have ogee-domed
coping; low wall with rusticated coping links north pier to Witton Bridge
(q.v.). Gates have spear heads on straight top rail; linked scrolls; twisted
spike-topped dog bars.
Listing NGR: NZ1479030700
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