British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Garden House, Brancepeth

Description: Garden House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109899

OS Grid Reference: NZ2304537753
OS Grid Coordinates: 423045, 537753
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7342, -1.6436

Location: Brandon, Durham DH7 8DZ

Locality: Brancepeth
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH7 8DZ

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

NZ 23 NW
(South side, off)
Brancepeth Park
5/18 Garden House
Former head gardener's house, now private dwelling. Mid C19 for Brancepeth
Estate. Roughcast masonry and chimney stacks. Graduated green slate roof.
H-plan. 2-storey, 3-bajfront: centre bay flanked by projecting cross-gabled
wings. Wide semicircular-plan porch, added on centre bay, has central 6-panel
door and patterned overlight framed by paired Doric columns; flanking 12-pane
sashes with identical end columns and an entablature which breaks forward
above the paired columns. Wings have 12-pane sashes with projecting sills
and roofs with overhanging eaves and verges, the latter with exposed purlins.
Tall corniced lateral stacks on inner returns. 3-bay right return has doorway,
with 4-centred head under hoodmould, flanked by segmental bow windows. Small
gabled half dormer with 12-pane sash above door.

Listing NGR: NZ2304537753

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.