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Piers, Walls, Gates and Railings at Entrance to Jarrow Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Jarrow, South Tyneside

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Latitude: 54.976 / 54°58'33"N

Longitude: -1.4953 / 1°29'43"W

OS Eastings: 432399

OS Northings: 564714

OS Grid: NZ323647

Mapcode National: GBR LB0X.11

Mapcode Global: WHD4Y.0665

Entry Name: Piers, Walls, Gates and Railings at Entrance to Jarrow Park

Listing Date: 26 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025202

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303761

Location: South Tyneside, NE32

County: South Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Monkton

Built-Up Area: Jarrow

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Jarrow Grange

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

Piers, walls, gates
- and railings at
entrance to Jarrow


Park entrance. Dated 1876, ashlar sandstone and wrought iron. 4 piers to
carriage and 2 pedestrian entrances and one pier to the west; tall, square,
flat topped with plinths, friezes and projecting cornices; inscription con-
tinuing along all friezes 'Given to the/people of Jarrow/by Sir Walter/and
Lady James/September 1876'. Low curved wall from westernmost gate pier to
fifth pier; snecked sandstone rubble, round coping. Carriage gates and 2
pedestrian gates: simple spiked standards; ball on each principal upright.
Railings: outward-curved spiked standards between gates and fifth pier.
Historical note: Sir Walter James, first Lord Northbourne (1816-1893) who
was Liberal MP for Gateshead, married the daughter of Cuthbert Ellison of
Hebburn. Minute books of local Board of Health record plans submitted by
Mr George Spain, agent for Sir W and Lady James.

Listing NGR: NZ3239964714

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