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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: TERRACE WALLS AND STEPS, AND HERALDIC BEASTS, TO SOUTH OF BOWES MUSEUM

List entry Number: 1218235

Location

TERRACE WALLS AND STEPS, AND HERALDIC BEASTS, TO SOUTH OF BOWES MUSEUM, NEWGATE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
County DurhamUnitary AuthorityBarnard Castle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 28-Nov-1994

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 388783

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Details

BARNARD CASTLE

NZ0516SE NEWGATE 770-1/7/154 (North side) Terrace walls and steps, and heraldic beasts, to south of Bowes Museum

GV I

Retaining walls and steps to terrace in front of Bowes Museum (qv), with heraldic beasts. c1885. By J Pellechet. For John Bowes. Ashlar. Rusticated walls retain terrace the full length of the main building of the museum and 2 flights of side steps at each end. Similar walls retain terrace behind second flights of steps. Front wall has blind arcade, the end and central arches to niches flanked by shallow stepped pilasters. All arches have keyed heads and channelled voussoirs. Keys rise through entablature which supports balustrade of turned balusters and shallow piers, with corniced coping. Similar front balustrades and blind end return balustrades to steps. Approx. 2m behind balustrade are 2 heraldic beasts, approx one metre high, bearing shields.

Listing NGR: NZ0556416270

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National Grid Reference: NZ 05564 16270

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