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East Entrance Screen to Rokeby Park, with Attached Walls and Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Rokeby, County Durham

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

NZ 0813 ROKEBY GRETA BRIDGE

14/135 East Entrance
Screen to Rokeby
12/1/67 Park, with attached
walls and railings

GV II


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.

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.)
alongside A66.


Listing NGR: NZ0859013235

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

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