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Gate Piers, Gates, Walls and Railings of South Entrance to Eggleston Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Eggleston, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6053 / 54°36'19"N

Longitude: -2.0026 / 2°0'9"W

OS Eastings: 399930

OS Northings: 523345

OS Grid: NY999233

Mapcode National: GBR GHG5.7X

Mapcode Global: WHB45.6HNW

Entry Name: Gate Piers, Gates, Walls and Railings of South Entrance to Eggleston Hall

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1054845

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111811

Location: Eggleston, County Durham, DL12

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Eggleston

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Eggleston

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

EGGLESTON B6281(North side)
25/10 Gate piers, gates,
walls and railings
of south entrance
to Eggleston Hall
Gate piers, gates, walls and railings. Probably circa 1827 by Ignatius Bonomi,
except gates said to be c. 1851, from Great Exhibition: lock has founder's mark
Bayliss, Jones and Bayliss, Wolverhampton. Ashlar piers; coursed squared
sandstone walls with ashlar coping; wrought and cast iron vehicle and
pedestrian gates.

2 tall piers have plinths, rustication, entablature with dentilled cornice, and
stepped coping. Lower flanking piers, with corner pilasters, and pilasters on
outer face of main piers, support entablatures forming lintels of pedestrian
entrances. Quadrant dwarf walls flank gateways.

Tall vehicle gates have cast iron horizontal bands with flower and diamond
decoration; arched wrought-iron panels have water-leaf and rose decoration.
Top wrought-iron decorative panel, in style of overthrow, is split, the central
coat of arms and scrolled top being attached to left gate. Pedestrian gates
have similar horizontal bands with other panels of heavy floral cast-iron

Listing NGR: NY9993023345

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

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