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Garden Walls Enclosing Orchard and Garden South-East of Garden House, with Piers, Staindrop

Description: Garden Walls Enclosing Orchard and Garden South-East of Garden House, with Piers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 111568

OS Grid Reference: NZ1363420456
OS Grid Coordinates: 413634, 520456
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5791, -1.7906

Location: Beechside, Staindrop, Durham DL2 3PE

Locality: Staindrop
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL2 3PE

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Listing Text

NZ 1320
(East side)
18/203 Garden walls
14/9/66 enclosing orchard
and garden, south-
east of Garden
House, with piers


Garden walls and piers. Late C18. Coursed squared sandstone with brick inner
leaf and ashlar coping and dressings; ashlar piers. Long wall c.4 metres high
extends along Winston Road from Garden House to drive to No. 65, continues
along north side of garden of No. 65 in curve towards north-east, and returns
to north-west where it is truncated. From east corner of Garden House it runs
north-east to join No. 1 Beech Side (q.v.), with interruption for road flanked
by piers. Piers, of same height as wall, are square with banded plinth, and
top string and cornice; small convex-pyramid finials. North pier probably
resited to allow for insertion of Beech Side road. C19 garden gate adjacent
to south pier, with alteration to wall ending at gate.

Small boarded door in Winston Road under wood lintel.

Diagonal brick wall about 2.5 metres high runs east-west and has stone-arched
surround with voussoirs to small blocked door.

Listing NGR: NZ1363420456

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Source: English Heritage

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