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List entry Summary

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

Name: WALLS, PIERS, STEPS, GATES AND RAILINGS IN FRONT OF TANFIELD HALL

List entry Number: 1260787

Location

WALLS, PIERS, STEPS, GATES AND RAILINGS IN FRONT OF TANFIELD HALL, FRONT STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
County DurhamUnitary AuthorityStanley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 19-Jul-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 439461

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History

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Details

NZ 1855 STANLEY FRONT STREET (North side) Tanfield 18/181 Walls, piers, steps, 19/7/50 gates and railings in front of Tanfield Hall GV I Walls, piers, steps, gates and railings. Early C18. Coursed squared sandstone walls with ashlar coping; ashlar piers: stone steps; wrought iron gates, gatepiers and railings. Retaining wall to garden in front of house has projecting coping and supports tall spearhead railings. Central flight of steps, the lowest swept, to high gates, with dog-bars and scrolled half-rail below further intermediate bar; central panel with leafy urn shape. Elaborate overthrow with broad scrolled band holding central monogram roundel; scrolled cresting raised at centre, with similar roundel and vane, and at ends above square wrought-iron piers with similar ornament. Scrolled spandrel panels between these piers and the railings. Each section of wall has central pilasters supporting decorative iron panel; left and right ends of wall rise into square, corniced stone piers. At left, adjacent to wall, 2 tall, square stone piers with pulvinated rustication have wide cornices and ball finials.

Listing NGR: NZ1887455432

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National Grid Reference: NZ 18874 55432

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