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4769


Sunderland


Sunderland, gates, piers and railings of former Orphanage


Sunderland


NZ45NW




Gate


Early Modern


C19


Structure


The gates, piers and railings to the boys' orphanage (HER ref. 4768) are dated 1861 in an inscription on the pier: BOYS ORPHANAGE SUNDERLAND 1861. Four tall square piers, with plinths, cornices, and stepped pyramidal coping, form entrances from the north and south ends of the wall to the west of the former orphanage. It has rendered stone piers, brick walls with rendered stone coping, wrought-iron gates and railings. LISTED GRADE 2


4067


5702


NZ40675702



<< HER 4769 >> Dept. of National Heritage, of Buildings of Special ... Interest, 920-1/12/142

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