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Garden Walls and Gate Piers to South of Thornton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in High Coniscliffe, Darlington

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121222

English Heritage Legacy ID: 110831

Location: High Coniscliffe, Darlington, DL2

County: Darlington

Civil Parish: High Coniscliffe

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Coniscliffe

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

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

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

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