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Walls Enclosing Witton Castle Gardens on West and South, with Ha-Ha, Evenwood and Barony

Description: Walls Enclosing Witton Castle Gardens on West and South, with Ha-Ha

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111396

OS Grid Reference: NZ1544730346
OS Grid Coordinates: 415447, 530346
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6680, -1.7620

Location: Evenwood, Durham DL14 0DE

Locality: Evenwood and Barony
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL14 0DE

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Listing Text

NZ 13 SE
(South side)
2/31 (inset) Walls enclosing
Witton Castle
gardens on west
and south, with


Ha-ha and former kitchen garden wall. Medieval and early-mid C19. Ha-ha
coursed squared sandstone with rusticated dressings; west garden wall sandstone
rubble with quoins and ashlar and yellow brick dressings. Serpentine ha-ha
wall with shaped overhanging coping extends along south of castle gardens and
steps up at west to high west garden wall. This has square tower at south and
round turret at north ends; internal face has low segmental brick-lined arches
supporting walk along embattled parapet; arches now partly blocked, to form
seats. South tower has 3-light east opening, containing door and 2 windows,
with chamfered stone mullions; steps removed. North turret has Tudor-arched
door under north steps.

Listing NGR: NZ1544730346

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Source: English Heritage

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