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Eden House, with Walls, Railings and Gates, Windlestone

Description: Eden House, with Walls, Railings and Gates

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 112285

OS Grid Reference: NZ2634828927
OS Grid Coordinates: 426348, 528927
Latitude/Longitude: 54.6548, -1.5931

Location: A689, Spennymoor, Durham DL17 0LY

Locality: Windlestone
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DL17 0LY

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Listing Text

(South side, off)

9/85 Eden House, with
walls, railings
and gates

House. Probably early C19 for Sir Robert Johnson Eden of Windlestone Hall
(q.v.). Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar plinth, chamfered quoins, and
dressings; returns and rear coursed rubble. Roof graduated Lakeland slate
with stone gable copings, roll-moulded grey ridge and rendered brick chimneys:
corniced square yellow pots at left, tapered square red pots at right.
Welsh slate on rear extension. Ashlar walls and cast iron railings and gates.
2 storeys, 3 bays. Central 6-panel door and fret-patterned overlight in
tooled plain stone surround. Similar surrounds to 12-pane sashes with fine
glazing bars above and in outer bays. High plinth to sill level. Roof gable
copings rest on moulded kneelers; banded end chimneys. Rear full-width pent
one-storey extension.

Segmental-topped dwarf walls break forward from left end of house and bound
left side of garden. Railings on walls have palmette heads; bulbous finials
on principals; large urn finials on 2 round-station gate piers supporting
spike-headed gates, with dogbars and central patterned band.

Listing NGR: NZ2634828927

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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