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Retaining Wall and Gazebo on West Side of Old Durham Farmhouse, Durham

Description: Retaining Wall and Gazebo on West Side of Old Durham Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 November 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 110348

OS Grid Reference: NZ2874841920
OS Grid Coordinates: 428748, 541920
Latitude/Longitude: 54.7714, -1.5546

Location: Belmont, Durham DH1 2RY

Locality: Durham
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH1 2RY

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Listing Text

NZ 24 SE
4/296 Retaining wall and
29/11/76 gazebo on west side
of Old Durham Farmhouse


Long retaining wall and gazebo attached. Late C17/early C18. Rubble sandstone
wall with flat coping, mostly missing; gazebo of coursed rubble with ashlar
west front; no roof. Square gazebo, half-way along wall, has west basement
entrance of wide segmental arch with roll moulding; roll-moulded surround to
large window above. Garden side at higher level has north Tudor-arched door
with roll-moulded surround. Interior has arched panelled corner cupboard in
first floor room with some fielded panelling; bolection-moulded corner chimney-
piece under flat brick arch. Basement has some painted plaster. Roof of
pantiles on pyramidal structure collapsed at time of survey; interior derelict.
South west part of garden wall has doorway with Tudor-arched lintel fallen to
ground at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ2874841920

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Source: English Heritage

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