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Summerhouse and Attached Garden Wall, 30 Metres North East of Hagg House, Cotherstone

Description: Summerhouse and Attached Garden Wall, 30 Metres North East of Hagg House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 111216

OS Grid Reference: NZ0117320072
OS Grid Coordinates: 401173, 520072
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5759, -1.9834

Location: B6277, Cotherstone, Durham DL12 9PF

Locality: Cotherstone
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9PF

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Listing Text

NZ 02 NW
(East side,off)
11/53 Summerhouse and
attached garden wall,
30 metres north-east
of Hagg House
Summerhouse and attached garden wall. Early C19 with alterations. Summerhouse
limewashed rubble and brick with stone-flagged roofs. Squared rubble garden
wall. Gothick style.

Summerhouse: 2-storey, one-bay block flanked by tall one-storey, one-bay, set-
back wings. Central boarded door in partly-blocked pointed archway. Round-
arched niche above with projecting sill, half-H apron and inserted 4-pane light.
Niche flanked by stone panels with incised crosses. Low-pitched pyramidal roof.
Wings: replaced casements have chamfered sills and lintels with triple keystones;
flat-coped battlements conceal low-pitched roofs. Stepped truncated external
chimney on right return.

Tall, quadrant-plan garden wall with flat coping runs east for about 25 metres.
Remainder of garden wall to south and east is not of special interest.

This summerhouse, known locally as Monks House, is similar to an example in the
grounds of Woden Croft (See item 11/70).

Listing NGR: NZ0117320072

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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