Description: Garden Walls with Gates and Garden House
Date Listed: 21 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 323259
OS Grid Reference: NZ1737512417
OS Grid Coordinates: 417375, 512417
Latitude/Longitude: 54.5068, -1.7332
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FORCETT AND CARKIN FORCETT PARK
10/47 Garden walls with gates and
Walls to kitchen garden and gates, and attached house. Late C18 walls and
gates, early C19 house. Brick, rubble, ashlar, render and wrought iron.
Walled garden: brick-lined rubble wall, which has been raised in height to
west and north-west, with ashlar coping, forming a quadrangle. Initials in
darker bricks set into brickwork at various places. Board doors in centre
of east side and to north. Cart openings to north and south. Segmental-
arched openings with wrought-iron gates, centrally to south and west walls,
the former with ashlar opening and scrolled gate, the latter with ashlar
keyed architrave and decorative gate. On north side, bothies on outer side,
including living accommodation attached to pavilion-like garden building
(latterly called Garden Cottage when occupied by the Gardener). Garden
building: single-storey 5-bay building projecting forward into garden:
ashlar with rendered panels; Westmorland slate hipped roof. First, third
and fifth bays blind and rendered; in second and fourth bays a 24-pane sash
window. Parapet. Rear chimney. Left return: door of 6 fielded panels.
Interior of garden building: cornice with ribbed and cable-twist motifs. In
the centre of the garden, a sundial (qv).
Listing NGR: NZ1737512417
Source: English Heritage
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