Garden Walls And Gateway With Fig-House Attached

16 Jul 2004
Garden Walls And Gateway With Fig-House Attached, Raby With Keverstone, Teesdale, Durham
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

RABY WITH KEVERSTONE RABY PARK 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 is part of the Series: IOE01/0486 IOE Records taken by Bob Cottrell; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Bob Cottrell. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Cottrell, Bob

Rights Holder: Cottrell, Bob


Ashlar, Brick, Glass, Rubble, Georgian Garden Wall, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Monument (By Form), Wall, Barrier, Glasshouse, Garden Building, Agriculture And Subsistence, Agricultural Building, Gate, Unassigned, Fig House, Serpentine Wall, Fruit Growing Wall