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Latitude: 54.5144 / 54°30'51"N
Longitude: -1.8688 / 1°52'7"W
OS Eastings: 408590
OS Northings: 513235
OS Grid: NZ085132
Mapcode National: GBR HJD7.6H
Mapcode Global: WHC5R.8SBL
Entry Name: East Entrance Screen to Rokeby Park, with Attached Walls and Railings
Listing Date: 12 January 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1160819
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111725
Location: Rokeby, County Durham, DL12
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Rokeby
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
NZ 0813 ROKEBY GRETA BRIDGE
14/135 East Entrance
Screen to Rokeby
12/1/67 Park, with attached
walls and railings
Entrance screen with attached walls and railings, early C19. Screen ashlar,
side walls squared stone with cut coping: gates and railings cast iron.
Screen in Greek revival style.
Double gates with moulded spike tops to uprights at both levels, curved lower
rails and downswept tops; similar railings link to screen walls. Walls have
end pilasters (the outer of double width), plinth, Greek Key frieze, coved
cornice and central square-headed opening with gate at right and railings at
Left 20-metre low wall with arched coping carrying spearhead railings (some
tops missing). Right similar wall runs to end pier of Greta Bridge (q.v.).
Original 1725 gate piers moved in early C19 to hold railed screen (q.v.)
Listing NGR: NZ0859013235
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