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Latitude: 54.6782 / 54°40'41"N
Longitude: -1.5141 / 1°30'50"W
OS Eastings: 431428
OS Northings: 531568
OS Grid: NZ314315
Mapcode National: GBR KGWB.0S
Mapcode Global: WHC54.QN6Z
Entry Name: Mainsforth Hall South Entrance Gate Piers and Gates on East Boundary
Listing Date: 14 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1322829
English Heritage Legacy ID: 112220
Location: Bishop Middleham, County Durham, DL17
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Bishop Middleham
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Upper Skerne
Church of England Diocese: Durham
NZ 33 SW BISHOP MIDDLEHAM MAINSFORTH
7/14 Mainsforth Hall
gate piers and
gates on east
Gate piers and gates, formerly entrance to Mainsforth Hall (now demolished).
Piers probably early C18, restored C19; gates late C19/early C20. Sandstone
ashlar piers, wrought iron gates. Right pier partly renewed. Square
rusticated piers, with plinths, collars and cornices, have stepped coping
curving in to large pineapple finials. Inner wrought iron panels support
gates, which are divided into 4 square panels and surmounted by high clusters
of scrolls. Each panel is further quartered, and filled with scrolls, water
leaves and pierced tendrils, the lower panels with more decoration than the
upper. Side panels in similar style.
Source: V.C.H. III, p.208.
Formerly listed in civil parish of Mainsforth.
Listing NGR: NZ3142831568
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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