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WALLS OF WALLED GARDEN WITH SOUTH BUILDING AND 3 GATEWAYS WITH GATES

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WALLS OF WALLED GARDEN WITH SOUTH BUILDING AND 3 GATEWAYS WITH GATES

List entry Number: 1149964

Location

WALLS OF WALLED GARDEN WITH SOUTH BUILDING AND 3 GATEWAYS WITH GATES

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Ribston with Walshford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Sep-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 330607

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SE 35 SE GREAT RIBSTON RIBSTON PARK WITH WALSHFORD 5/33 Walls of walled garden with south building and 3 gateways with gates

GV II

Walls of walled garden, with building on south side and gateways on west and east sides. Late C18 and possibly mid C19. Walls and building red brick, English bond. Approximately 3.5 metres high, with ashlar coping. Building on south side: 2 storeys, 3 bays, north face has central round-arched opening, flanked by 12-pane sash windows. 3 windows above, of 9 and 12 panes. Brick sills. Parapetted roof. The archway leads through to a greenhouse or conservatory built against the raised south wall of the garden. 2 gateways and gates at north ends of east and west walls. Square-section brick piers with banded cornices and urn finials. Double-gates with ramped tops. Arrow-headed bars, pendants to top rails; lock rails with circles and arrowheads. The gateways stand opposite each other and originally a wide path crossed the gardens at this point. Gateway at south end of west wall: sandstone Gothic arch, double-chamfered and with hood-mould. Double gates 1 metre high, wrought-iron. Bars and arrow-headed dog bars. Scrolled top rail and side panels. This archway is surmounted by a huge grotesque Janus head from the C17 garden layout. The opening forms an entrance from the garden into the Pinetum created by Mr. Joseph Dent after 1857. Many of the 70 varieties of fir trees planted at that time survive in this part of the park. 'The garden is now a paddock. Former gardener's house and bothy at north end converted C20 and not of special interest. Butlers house on east side not of special interest. H. Speight, Nidderdale, 1894, p195.

Listing NGR: SE3908753987

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Speight, H, Nidderdale, (1894)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 32 North Yorkshire,

National Grid Reference: SE 39087 53987

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