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Gazebo, Gate Piers and Garden Walls to East and South of the Hermitage, Croxdale and Hett

Description: Gazebo, Gate Piers and Garden Walls to East and South of the Hermitage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109950

OS Grid Reference: NZ2702337657
OS Grid Coordinates: 427023, 537657
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7332, -1.5819

Location: Hett Lane, Hett, Durham DH6 5HD

Locality: Croxdale and Hett
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH6 5HD

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Listing Text

NZ 2737
(South side)
Sunder land Bridge
17/69 Gazebo, gate piers
and garden walls
to east and south
of The Hermitage
Gazebo, gate piers and garden walls. Mid-late C18. Coursed rubble gazebo
and walls. Dressed sandstone piers. Walls enclosing north, east and south
sides of garden with pair of gate piers adjoining house at north-west and
gazebo at north-east corner. Tall square-plan piers with chamfered rustication
and corniced caps. Square-plan, 2-storey gazebo with dressed quoins, south
doorway, C20 window on east and rebuilt embattled parapet concealing roof.
20-metre long, 1.5-metre tall north wall links piers to gazebo. 55-metre
long, 2.0 to 3.0-metre. tall east, retaining wall has quadrant ramped-up
section to south. 30-metre long, 2.0-metre tall south wall has quadrant ramp
near south-east corner. Included for group value. Fragmentary north wall
and linked outbuilding near house are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2702337657

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

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