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Garden Walls and Summerhouse, 20 Metres West of Selaby Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Gainford, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.56 / 54°33'36"N

Longitude: -1.7652 / 1°45'54"W

OS Eastings: 415282

OS Northings: 518334

OS Grid: NZ152183

Mapcode National: GBR JH3Q.M4

Mapcode Global: WHC5L.VNM2

Entry Name: Garden Walls and Summerhouse, 20 Metres West of Selaby Hall

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1310902

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111079

Location: Gainford, County Durham, DL2

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Gainford

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Gainford

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text


6/127 Garden walls and
summerhouse, 20 metres
west of Selaby Hall

South gateway, east and north garden walls with summerhouse at north-east
corner. Mid Cl9 incorporating C18 features. South gateway dressed sandstone;
east wall sandstone rubble with flat coping; north wall mainly mid C19 brick
with flat stone coping; summerhouse dressed sandstone with graduated green
slate roof.

South gateway has roll-moulded pointed arch of two orders on compound piers
set in wall; re-set head corbel and flanking shields above- arch. Summerhouse
with projecting semicircular bay in front of square-plan room; bay has 4-pane
fixed light under hoodmould and semiconical roof;square-headed doorway in
right return. Both returns linked to east wall by double, quadrant ramps.
East wall linked to north wall by short section of brick wall with convex
quadrant plan.

West wall and south wall are very low and not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1528218334

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

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