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Mainsforth Hall South Entrance Gate Piers and Gates on East Boundary

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop Middleham, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6782 / 54°40'41"N

Longitude: -1.5141 / 1°30'50"W

OS Eastings: 431428

OS Northings: 531568

OS Grid: NZ314315

Mapcode National: GBR KGWB.0S

Mapcode Global: WHC54.QN6Z

Entry Name: Mainsforth Hall South Entrance Gate Piers and Gates on East Boundary

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322829

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112220

Location: Bishop Middleham, County Durham, DL17

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Bishop Middleham

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Upper Skerne

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


NZ 33 SW BISHOP MIDDLEHAM MAINSFORTH

7/14 Mainsforth Hall
south entrance
gate piers and
gates on east
boundary
GV II

Gate piers and gates, formerly entrance to Mainsforth Hall (now demolished).
Piers probably early C18, restored C19; gates late C19/early C20. Sandstone
ashlar piers, wrought iron gates. Right pier partly renewed. Square
rusticated piers, with plinths, collars and cornices, have stepped coping
curving in to large pineapple finials. Inner wrought iron panels support
gates, which are divided into 4 square panels and surmounted by high clusters
of scrolls. Each panel is further quartered, and filled with scrolls, water
leaves and pierced tendrils, the lower panels with more decoration than the
upper. Side panels in similar style.

Source: V.C.H. III, p.208.

Formerly listed in civil parish of Mainsforth.


Listing NGR: NZ3142831568

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