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Garden Wall to West of Windlestone Hall School

A Grade II Listed Building in Windlestone, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6529 / 54°39'10"N

Longitude: -1.5946 / 1°35'40"W

OS Eastings: 426257

OS Northings: 528724

OS Grid: NZ262287

Mapcode National: GBR KG9M.LT

Mapcode Global: WHC59.G9XT

Entry Name: Garden Wall to West of Windlestone Hall School

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121457

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112292

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)
Windlestone Park

9/92 (inset) Garden wall to
west of Windlestone
Hall School
GV II

Garden wall. Probably early C19. English garden wall bend brick (4 and one)
with ashlar dressings and flat stone coping. Wall c.4 metres high forms north
boundary of former garden, and has central gateway of flat Doric pilasters
under entablature with triglyph frieze containing round-headed arch with
voussoirs in rusticated surround. Ball finials above these and other pilasters.
Low arch with radiating masonry at left end of wall. Occasional fragments of
sculpture incorporated into wall probably in C20. It may have been in this
wall that 2 Roman inscription stones were set, of which one is now in the
Bowes Museum, and one is lost.

Sources: Anthony Eden, Earl of Avon, K.G., P.C., M.C., Another World 1897-
1917, 1976.

Collingwood and Wright, Roman Inscriptions in Britain Vol. I (Stone),
746 and 747.


Listing NGR: NZ2625728724

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