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Garden Walls and Gateway with Fig-House Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in Raby with Keverstone, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.5932 / 54°35'35"N

Longitude: -1.8023 / 1°48'8"W

OS Eastings: 412871

OS Northings: 522018

OS Grid: NZ128220

Mapcode National: GBR HHVB.L7

Mapcode Global: WHC5D.9T05

Entry Name: Garden Walls and Gateway with Fig-House Attached

Listing Date: 30 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121780

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111458

Location: Raby with Keverstone, County Durham, DL2

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Raby with Keverstone

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Staindrop

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 1221 and NZ 1222
15/93 and 16/93 Garden walls and
gateway with fig-
house attached


Garden walls and gateway. Mid C18, with 1894 dated gateway transferred 1937
from Shipbourne. Walls and gateway brick,with ashlar dressings and coping;
right return rubble. Brick, ashlar and glass fig-house. Serpentine front wall
c.230 metres long,with central gateway and fig-house to left of gate; returns
and 2 inner walls extend c.60 metres to rear, except for right return which
abuts former hunting stables (q.v.), rear wall to central and right garden.
Walls c.3 metres high, with flat stone coping, interrupted by central Jacobean-
style gateway with ball-finialled shaped gable; coat of arms, initials EVB and
date 1894 in gable. Fig-house to left of gateway has stone-coped walls
supporting C19 greenhouse roof. Round-headed stone arches at right end of
front wall, and in inner walls near front; segmental-headed stone arches near
front of returns.

Listing NGR: NZ1287122018

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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