Tyne and Wear HER(12365): Gibside Estate, Watergate Cottage - Details
Gibside Estate, Watergate Cottage
Buried foundations of a lodge or cottage. Built in the 1780s, the building is shown on Fryer's map if 1803 as a simple rectangular building with a small enclosure intruding into the Warren Haugh. By the mid 19th century it had been extended to the north-west creating an :-shape. By 1895 it had been extended to the south-west. Demolished in the 1970s.
Harry Beamish, Autumn 1993, Summary Table - Gibside; Northern Counties Archaeological Services, 2011, New car parking Warren Haugh and West Wood, Gibside - Archaeological Assessment