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Gates,gate Piers,steps and Garden Ornaments to South West of No 18

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitburn and Marsden, South Tyneside

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Latitude: 54.9485 / 54°56'54"N

Longitude: -1.3655 / 1°21'55"W

OS Eastings: 440737

OS Northings: 561725

OS Grid: NZ407617

Mapcode National: GBR LCX6.5W

Mapcode Global: WHD50.0W18

Entry Name: Gates,gate Piers,steps and Garden Ornaments to South West of No 18

Listing Date: 26 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355064

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303700

Location: South Tyneside, SR6

County: South Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Whitburn and Marsden

Built-Up Area: Whitburn

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Whitburn

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

Gates, gate-piers, steps
- and garden ornaments to
south west of No 18


Garden features. Mid/late C19. Limestone and concrete. Gates : modern wrought
iron in imitation of C18, with tendrils and bunches of grapes spread across
serpentine-headed gates. Gate-piers : tall, rock faced, flanked by low relief
panels of classical-style figures and consoles. Steps : to the south of the
gates, curved walls which end in stubby piers flank steps on arches over a stone-
revetted ditch. Garden ornaments : a balustrade along the terrace, having curved
coping, is interrupted by a colonnade and a temple in quasi-Doric style. Many
ogee-topped finials with low relief decoration of grotesque heads. Historical
note : in the grounds of now-demolished Whitburn Hall.

Listing NGR: NZ4073761725

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