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Garden Walls and Gateway with Fig-House Attached, Raby with Keverstone

Description: Garden Walls and Gateway with Fig-House Attached

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111458

OS Grid Reference: NZ1287122018
OS Grid Coordinates: 412871, 522018
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5932, -1.8023

Location: Raby with Keverstone, Durham DL2 3AH

Locality: Raby with Keverstone
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3AH

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Listing Text

NZ 1221 and NZ 1222
15/93 and 16/93 Garden walls and
gateway with fig-
house attached


Garden walls and gateway. Mid C18, with 1894 dated gateway transferred 1937
from Shipbourne. Walls and gateway brick,with ashlar dressings and coping;
right return rubble. Brick, ashlar and glass fig-house. Serpentine front wall
c.230 metres long,with central gateway and fig-house to left of gate; returns
and 2 inner walls extend c.60 metres to rear, except for right return which
abuts former hunting stables (q.v.), rear wall to central and right garden.
Walls c.3 metres high, with flat stone coping, interrupted by central Jacobean-
style gateway with ball-finialled shaped gable; coat of arms, initials EVB and
date 1894 in gable. Fig-house to left of gateway has stone-coped walls
supporting C19 greenhouse roof. Round-headed stone arches at right end of
front wall, and in inner walls near front; segmental-headed stone arches near
front of returns.

Listing NGR: NZ1287122018

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Source: English Heritage

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