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Garden Wall, with Statues and 2 Sets of Gate Piers, Adjoining to East of Lartington Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Lartington, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5551 / 54°33'18"N

Longitude: -1.9673 / 1°58'2"W

OS Eastings: 402212

OS Northings: 517765

OS Grid: NZ022177

Mapcode National: GBR GHPR.WW

Mapcode Global: WHB4C.RRDV

Entry Name: Garden Wall, with Statues and 2 Sets of Gate Piers, Adjoining to East of Lartington Hall

Listing Date: 17 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323083

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111260

Location: Lartington, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Lartington

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

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Listing Text

LARTINGTON LARTINGTON LANE
NZ 0217
(North side, off)
32/93
Garden wall, with
statues and 2 sets
of gate-piers,
adjoining to east
of Lartington Hall
GV
II
Garden wall, surmounted by statues and ornaments, and 2 sets of gate-piers.
Circa 1867, probably designed by J.A. Hansom who is said to have laid out the
gardens; Muse of Literature statue signed by R. Borrowdale of Barnard Castle.
Wall: exterior face of-rock-faced stone;garden face of red brick bordered by
buff brick with stone bands and coping. Cast cement and carved stone statues
and ornaments. Stone gate-piers and wall buttresses. Wall, attached to porte-
cochère of hall, runs east for about 55 metres; gate piers at centre and at
right-angles to east end (park entrance).

Wall, 1.0 metre tall at west and 2.5 metres tall to east, is ramped down at
east end. Exterior face has chamfered plinth and sloped coping. Buttressed
garden face. Surmounting every rusticated buttress is either a krater-shaped
urn, an orb finial or a statue. From west to east the statues represent: a
young, robed man with foot resting on a beehive, holding a bowl; Muse of painting,
palette in hand, with the other hand holding a laurel wreath resting on a herm;
small boy with 2 fish; Venus; lady with pitcher in hand and platter of fruit on
her head; young boy with bird.

Tall rusticated gate-piers with corniced caps. Central set surmounted by life-
sized statues of Hercules and Bacchus; park entrance set with statues of Demeter
and the Muse of Literature.

Included for group value.


Listing NGR: NZ0221217765

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