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Eden House, with Walls, Railings and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Windlestone, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6548 / 54°39'17"N

Longitude: -1.5931 / 1°35'35"W

OS Eastings: 426348

OS Northings: 528927

OS Grid: NZ263289

Mapcode National: GBR KG9M.W5

Mapcode Global: WHC59.H8LF

Entry Name: Eden House, with Walls, Railings and Gates

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121454

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112285

Location: Windlestone, County Durham, DL17

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Windlestone

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Coundon

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


NZ 22 NE WINDLESTONE A 689
(South side, off)

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

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

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