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Garden Walls with Gates and Garden House

A Grade II Listed Building in Forcett, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.5068 / 54°30'24"N

Longitude: -1.7332 / 1°43'59"W

OS Eastings: 417375

OS Northings: 512417

OS Grid: NZ173124

Mapcode National: GBR JJBB.K6

Mapcode Global: WHC5T.BZXD

Entry Name: Garden Walls with Gates and Garden House

Listing Date: 21 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1157738

English Heritage Legacy ID: 323259

Location: Forcett, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL11

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Forcett

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Forcett with Aldborough and Melsonby

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

NZ 1612-1712
10/47 Garden walls with gates and
Garden House


Walls to kitchen garden and gates, and attached house. Late C18 walls and
gates, early C19 house. Brick, rubble, ashlar, render and wrought iron.
Walled garden: brick-lined rubble wall, which has been raised in height to
west and north-west, with ashlar coping, forming a quadrangle. Initials in
darker bricks set into brickwork at various places. Board doors in centre
of east side and to north. Cart openings to north and south. Segmental-
arched openings with wrought-iron gates, centrally to south and west walls,
the former with ashlar opening and scrolled gate, the latter with ashlar
keyed architrave and decorative gate. On north side, bothies on outer side,
including living accommodation attached to pavilion-like garden building
(latterly called Garden Cottage when occupied by the Gardener). Garden
building: single-storey 5-bay building projecting forward into garden:
ashlar with rendered panels; Westmorland slate hipped roof. First, third
and fifth bays blind and rendered; in second and fourth bays a 24-pane sash
window. Parapet. Rear chimney. Left return: door of 6 fielded panels.
Interior of garden building: cornice with ribbed and cable-twist motifs. In
the centre of the garden, a sundial (qv).

Listing NGR: NZ1737512417

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

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