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Garden House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brancepeth, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.7342 / 54°44'3"N

Longitude: -1.6436 / 1°38'37"W

OS Eastings: 423045

OS Northings: 537753

OS Grid: NZ230377

Mapcode National: GBR JFYP.YP

Mapcode Global: WHC4W.Q8JH

Entry Name: Garden House

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311254

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109899

Location: Brancepeth, County Durham, DH7

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Brancepeth

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Brancepeth

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 23 NW
(South side, off)
Brancepeth Park
5/18 Garden House
Former head gardener's house, now private dwelling. Mid C19 for Brancepeth
Estate. Roughcast masonry and chimney stacks. Graduated green slate roof.
H-plan. 2-storey, 3-bajfront: centre bay flanked by projecting cross-gabled
wings. Wide semicircular-plan porch, added on centre bay, has central 6-panel
door and patterned overlight framed by paired Doric columns; flanking 12-pane
sashes with identical end columns and an entablature which breaks forward
above the paired columns. Wings have 12-pane sashes with projecting sills
and roofs with overhanging eaves and verges, the latter with exposed purlins.
Tall corniced lateral stacks on inner returns. 3-bay right return has doorway,
with 4-centred head under hoodmould, flanked by segmental bow windows. Small
gabled half dormer with 12-pane sash above door.

Listing NGR: NZ2304537753

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

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