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Gate Piers, Gates and Railings to South West of Packhorse Bridge

A Grade II Listed Building in Aldbrough St John, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.4974 / 54°29'50"N

Longitude: -1.6895 / 1°41'22"W

OS Eastings: 420204

OS Northings: 511390

OS Grid: NZ202113

Mapcode National: GBR JJNF.0K

Mapcode Global: WHC61.07Q0

Entry Name: Gate Piers, Gates and Railings to South West of Packhorse Bridge

Listing Date: 21 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1131985

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323217

Location: Aldbrough, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Aldbrough

Built-Up Area: Aldbrough St John

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Aldbrough

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

NZ 2011-2111
11/5 Aldbrough St John
Gate piers, gates and
railings to south-west of
Packhorse Bridge


Gate piers; gates and railings. Early C19. For the Duke of Northumberland.
Ashlar sandstone piers, wrought-iron gates and railings. 2 piers
approximately 2 metres in height, monolithic cylindrical shafts on Tuscan
bases, with Tuscan abaci and capstan-like caps. With piers, 2 gates, of
square-section bars with spiked tops and 2 horizontal rails about one-third
of way up, the lower containing the tops of intermediate bars, the upper
with intermediate spikes, and with diagonal paired bracing curved members
from outer bottom corners to inner ends of lower rails. To right, a smaller
matching gate, and on either side railings with cast-iron urn finials to
standards, braced with ogee-section struts in front and behind. Erected as
an entrance to Stanwick Hall, but the rest of the carriage drive from here
was never completed.

Listing NGR: NZ2020411390

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

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