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Wall, Ha-Ha Wall and Railings to South of East Shaws Farmhouse, Whorlton

Description: Wall, Ha-Ha Wall and Railings to South of East Shaws Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 November 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 111114

OS Grid Reference: NZ0906315112
OS Grid Coordinates: 409063, 515112
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5312, -1.8615

Location: Westwick, Durham DL12 8UU

Locality: Whorlton
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 8UU

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Listing Text


4/39 Wall, Ha-Ha wall and
17.11.76 railings to south of
East Shaws Farmhouse

Garden walls. Probably late C18 with mid C19 alterations and additions. West
wall of roughly-dressed sandstone with flat coping; ha-ha wall of rubble with
flat coping and cast-iron railings. West wall runs south for c.30 metres and
has central section raised in mid C19 when farmbuildings built against rear
face; left section has quadrant ramp which reduces wall height from c.3.O to
1.5 metres and adjoins ha-ha wall at south-west corner. Ha-ha wall, c.O.5
metres high, runs east for c.20 metres and has railings with alternating
standards and half bars. Standards have turned-baluster profile and ornamental,
pointed finials. Cast-iron gate with identical detail flanked by 2 octagonal
stone piers with pointed tops. Included for group value.

Farmbuildings attached to rear of west wall not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0906315112

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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