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Latitude: 54.5812 / 54°34'52"N
Longitude: -1.9869 / 1°59'12"W
OS Eastings: 400942
OS Northings: 520664
OS Grid: NZ009206
Mapcode National: GBR GHKG.MK
Mapcode Global: WHB4C.G32T
Entry Name: Summerhouse 180 Metres South East of Woden Croft
Listing Date: 17 June 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1160214
English Heritage Legacy ID: 111235
Location: Hunderthwaite, County Durham, DL12
County: County Durham
Civil Parish: Hunderthwaite
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
NZ 02 SW
11/70 Summerhouse, 180
of Woden Croft
Summerhouse. Early C19. Snecked, squared rubble. Stone-flagged roofs.
Square-plan centre block with set-back flanking wings. Gothick style.
2-storey, one-bay centre block has flush quoins. Pointed-arched opening with
flush voussoirs. Wall sundial above flanked by square stone panels with
incised crosses. Sundial has moulded sill and is inscribed:
Disce bene vivere et mori
A THOMAS BRANSOM hoc SOLARIUM, relictum
est Gratitudinis in memoria pro doctri-
na accepta apud Woden Croft Lodge
ab AD 1807 utque 1815
(Learn to live and die well. This sundial was given by Thomas Branson in
grateful memory of the teaching received at Woden Croft Lodge from 1807 to
1815). Centre block has low-pitched pyramidal roof.
Wings have flush quoins and single window openings with flush lintels and
projecting sills. Flat-coped parapets,with end blocks, conceal lean-to roofs
sloping down to rear.
This summerhouse is similar in design and date to an example known as Monks
House. (See item 11/53).
Listing NGR: NZ0094220664
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