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Gate Piers at Entrance to Recreation Ground

A Grade II Listed Building in Chilton, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.666 / 54°39'57"N

Longitude: -1.5641 / 1°33'50"W

OS Eastings: 428214

OS Northings: 530189

OS Grid: NZ282301

Mapcode National: GBR KGJH.54

Mapcode Global: WHC53.YZCC

Entry Name: Gate Piers at Entrance to Recreation Ground

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112221

Location: Chilton, County Durham, DL17

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Chilton

Built-Up Area: Chilton

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Chilton, St Aidan

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(North side, off)

6/15 Gate piers at
entrance to
Recreation Ground

Gate piers. Circa 1840, probably by I. Bonomi, for R.J. Eden of Windlestone
Hall, as entrance to Mausoleum. Resited 1972 as gift from Eden family.
Sandstone ashlar. 2 square-plan piers, c.3.5 metres high. Each has chamfered
plinth below channelled rustication, with impost string to central round-
headed open arch, under triglyph frieze and modillioned cornice. Swept coping
with ball finial. Scroll-topped inner pilaster jambs.

Source: information from clerk to Parish Council.

Listing NGR: NZ2821430189

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

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