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Walls, Gate Piers and Gates to North of Egglestone Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Eggleston, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6064 / 54°36'22"N

Longitude: -2.0047 / 2°0'16"W

OS Eastings: 399794

OS Northings: 523467

OS Grid: NY997234

Mapcode National: GBR GHF5.SJ

Mapcode Global: WHB45.5HN1

Entry Name: Walls, Gate Piers and Gates to North of Egglestone Hall

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121628

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111807

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
NY9923 off)

25/6 Walls, gate piers
and gates to North
of Eggleston Hall
Garden wall, with 2 piers, gate and short wall at entrance to churchyard.
Probably late C18 for Timothy Hutchinson. Coursed squared rubble with ashlar
dressings and piers; wrought iron gates. Wall c. 3 metres high, battered and
with inward-tilted flat stone coping, forms boundary along north and west sides
of irregularly-shaped garden. Flat stone lintels over 3 boarded doors, one at
west and 2 at north.

Churchyard entrance, at right-angles to south end of west wall: 2 banded domed
piers, the westernmost with 4-metres-long curved wall, c. one metre high,
attached. Gates have spike-headed uprights and urn finials.

The churchyard was described as being within Timothy Hutchinson's botanic
garden. Source: Mackenzie and Ross Historical, Topographical and Descriptive
View of Durham Vol. I:1834 p. 255.

Listing NGR: NY9979423467

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