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Gateway and Wall Attached South of Manor House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ferryhill, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.6895 / 54°41'22"N

Longitude: -1.5521 / 1°33'7"W

OS Eastings: 428969

OS Northings: 532803

OS Grid: NZ289328

Mapcode National: GBR KGL6.RR

Mapcode Global: WHC54.4D5B

Entry Name: Gateway and Wall Attached South of Manor House

Listing Date: 23 September 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310995

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112228

Location: Ferryhill, County Durham, DL17

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Ferryhill

Built-Up Area: Ferryhill

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Cornforth and FerryHill

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

(North side)

6/21 Gateway and wall
23/9/82 attached south of
Manor House

Boundary wall and gateway to Manor House (q.v.). Probably C17 with late C20
restoration. Thinly-rendered rubble wall with renewed brick coping; rubble
gateway with ashlar dressings and coping.

Wall c.1.7 metres high extends along south boundary of garden of Manor House,
c.10 metres either side of gateway.

Gateway c.2 metres high has flat stone lintel over boarded door with ledge and
battens, under gable with moulded flat coping and 3 ball finials. Renewed
inscription in gable peak 'SIC SITI LIETANTUR LARES (sic)/How happily seated
those lares are/Who feed on Prospect and Fresh Air/Dine moderately every Day/
And Work their Suppertime away', with low-relief scallop shell above. Reset
sundial upside down below this has inscription 'Ad hoc memento...'

Listing NGR: NZ2896932803

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

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