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Eden House, with Walls, Railings and Gates

A Grade II Listed Building in Windlestone, County Durham

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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

(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 from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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