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Garden Walls and Summerhouse, 20 Metres West of Selaby Hall, Gainford

Description: Garden Walls and Summerhouse, 20 Metres West of Selaby Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 111079

OS Grid Reference: NZ1528218334
OS Grid Coordinates: 415282, 518334
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5600, -1.7652

Location: Gainford, Durham DL2 3HE

Locality: Gainford
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3HE

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Listing Text


6/127 Garden walls and
summerhouse, 20 metres
west of Selaby Hall

South gateway, east and north garden walls with summerhouse at north-east
corner. Mid Cl9 incorporating C18 features. South gateway dressed sandstone;
east wall sandstone rubble with flat coping; north wall mainly mid C19 brick
with flat stone coping; summerhouse dressed sandstone with graduated green
slate roof.

South gateway has roll-moulded pointed arch of two orders on compound piers
set in wall; re-set head corbel and flanking shields above- arch. Summerhouse
with projecting semicircular bay in front of square-plan room; bay has 4-pane
fixed light under hoodmould and semiconical roof;square-headed doorway in
right return. Both returns linked to east wall by double, quadrant ramps.
East wall linked to north wall by short section of brick wall with convex
quadrant plan.

West wall and south wall are very low and not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1528218334

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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