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Latitude: 54.547 / 54°32'49"N
Longitude: -1.6339 / 1°38'2"W
OS Eastings: 423778
OS Northings: 516922
OS Grid: NZ237169
Mapcode National: GBR KH1V.1S
Mapcode Global: WHC5N.WZ32
Entry Name: Garden Walls and Gate Piers to South of Thornton Hall
Listing Date: 16 July 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121222
English Heritage Legacy ID: 110831
Location: High Coniscliffe, Darlington, DL2
Civil Parish: High Coniscliffe
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Coniscliffe
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 21 NW HIGH CONISCLIFFE B6279 (Staindrop Road)
(North side, off)
5/108 Garden walls and
gate piers to south
of Thornton Hall
Garden walls and gate piers. Probably C17 walls and early C18 piers. Coursed
rubble walls and ashlar piers. Tall, partly rebuilt wall with flat coping
adjoins wing on west return of hall.
Wall runs west for 15 metres then south to main road for 100 metres. Tudor-
arched C19 doorway near north-west corner.
Low rebuilt quadrant walls, with central gate piers, linking west wall to outer
wall enclosing south paddock (q.v.). Pair of tall rebated piers have chamfered
rustication and corniced caps with rounded pyramidal finials.
Cross wall in front of hall garden is not of special interest.
Indluded for group value.
Listing NGR: NZ2377816922
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