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Garden House, Outbuildings and Walls, to South West of Rokeby Park, Rokeby

Description: Garden House, Outbuildings and Walls, to South West of Rokeby Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 111742

OS Grid Reference: NZ0799214079
OS Grid Coordinates: 407992, 514079
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5219, -1.8780

Location: Mortham Lane, Rokeby, Durham DL12 9RZ

Locality: Rokeby
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL12 9RZ

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Listing Text


13 and 6/152 Garden House,
outbuildings and
walls, to south-
west of Rokeby Park


Garden walls, early C18 heightened in late C18 or C19; Garden House probably
early C19. South wall brick in irregular bond, other walls brick with rubble
outer faces, cut stone dressings. Garden House has front of squared tooled
stone, other elevations rubble; Welsh slate roof. Outbuildings rubble with
stone slate roofs.

Garden c.110 x 65 metres, with Garden House front forming east part of north
side, and rear wall of Stable Block (q.v.) forming most of east side. Tall
walls with flat stone coping. Central north gateway has squared stone piers
with block caps and ball finials. 2 doorways at south east corner, the
southern segmental-arched; enlarged gateway at west of south wall. Heating
ducts in south wall.

Garden House 2 storeys, 3 + 1 bays. Raised quoins. Renewed door in second
bay; 16-pane sash windows with slightly-projecting sills, except for small
inserted lst-floor window between right bays. Hipped roof with 2 banded
ridge stacks. Rear central 6-panel door with 2-pane overlight and 16-pane
sash above. Pent-roofed outbuildings to right include cottage, with two
9-pane sashes under timber lintels, and 5-bay cartshed with timber lintels
on stone piers.

Outbuildings are included for group value.

Attached outbuildings at rear of west garden wall are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ0799214079

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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