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Walls Enclosing Witton Castle Gardens on West and South, with Ha-Ha

A Grade II Listed Building in Evenwood and Barony, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.668 / 54°40'4"N

Longitude: -1.762 / 1°45'43"W

OS Eastings: 415447

OS Northings: 530346

OS Grid: NZ154303

Mapcode National: GBR JG4G.BG

Mapcode Global: WHC50.XX3V

Entry Name: Walls Enclosing Witton Castle Gardens on West and South, with Ha-Ha

Listing Date: 30 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338596

English Heritage Legacy ID: 111396

Location: Evenwood and Barony, County Durham, DL14

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Evenwood and Barony

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Witton-le-Wear

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 13 SE
(South side)
2/31 (inset) Walls enclosing
Witton Castle
gardens on west
and south, with


Ha-ha and former kitchen garden wall. Medieval and early-mid C19. Ha-ha
coursed squared sandstone with rusticated dressings; west garden wall sandstone
rubble with quoins and ashlar and yellow brick dressings. Serpentine ha-ha
wall with shaped overhanging coping extends along south of castle gardens and
steps up at west to high west garden wall. This has square tower at south and
round turret at north ends; internal face has low segmental brick-lined arches
supporting walk along embattled parapet; arches now partly blocked, to form
seats. South tower has 3-light east opening, containing door and 2 windows,
with chamfered stone mullions; steps removed. North turret has Tudor-arched
door under north steps.

Listing NGR: NZ1544730346

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

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