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Column,35 Metres East of Edleston House

A Grade II Listed Building in Gainford, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.545 / 54°32'42"N

Longitude: -1.7403 / 1°44'24"W

OS Eastings: 416900

OS Northings: 516673

OS Grid: NZ169166

Mapcode National: GBR JH9W.1H

Mapcode Global: WHC5T.71K0

Entry Name: Column,35 Metres East of Edleston House

Listing Date: 14 September 1966

Last Amended: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159714

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111077

Location: Gainford, County Durham, DL2

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Gainford

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Gainford

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 1616 - 1716 16891667 GAINFORD SCHOOL LANE
(East side, off)

9/125 Column,35 metres
14.9.66 east of Edleston
House (previously listed as
column in the garden of Edleston
Hall, West Edleston)


Commemorative column, c.1750. Erected by Sir Hugh Smithson at Stanwick Park,
North Yorkshire, to commemorate the Peace of Aachen of 1748 and re-erected
by Robert Edleston in 1923 in the grounds of Edleston House, Gainford. Sandstone
ashlar. Tall, Roman Doric column on square-plan pedestal with moulded plinth
and cornice. Column supports square-plan plinth and-stepped base (which formerly
supported a statue, now destroyed).

Listing NGR: NZ1690016673

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

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