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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
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
NZ 23 SE FERRYHILL CHURCH LANE
6/21 Gateway and wall
23/9/82 attached south of
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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