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Walled Garden, Garden Buildings and St Pauls Cottage to North East of Lemmington Hall, Edlingham

Description: Walled Garden, Garden Buildings and St Pauls Cottage to North East of Lemmington Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236469

OS Grid Reference: NU1221811428
OS Grid Coordinates: 412218, 611428
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3967, -1.8086

Location: Edlingham, Northumberland NE66 2BH

Locality: Edlingham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 2BH

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Listing Text

NU 11 SW
9/128 Walled garden,
garden buildings
and St. Paul's
Cottage, to north-
east of Lemmington

Garden walls,buildings and cottage. Walls and cottage C18 with early C20
alterations, garden buildings early C20. Walls brick in English Garden Wall
Bond 1 and 4, with rubble external face except on east; cottage coursed rubble;
garden buildings brick except for timber-framed greenhouse on brick base; cut
dressings. Cottage roof stone flags; garden buildings roofed with red clay

Garden an irregular pentagon in plan, open to south-east. From south-west
corner a 30-metre length of brick-faced wall continues south-west to join tall
stone wall (q.v.) running towards the Hall. West wall of garden has ledged
and boarded door with interlaced head in archway with raised stone surround,
keystone and imposts. Cottage at rear of wall 1 storey + attic, 2 bays.
Vertical-panelled door with narrow latticed overlight at left; 4-light flat-
faced mullioned window at right, glazing altered. Inserted raking dormer;
ridge stack. Through-stones on left return, and 2 windows with flattened
Tudor-arched heads to lights. North-west wall of garden, reducing in thickness
at mid-height, has flat coping and sloped buttresses to rear.

North wall of garden has 2 doors with interlaced ribs, in stone surrounds with
grotesque masks on keystones; re-set sundial inscribed FEARE GOD AND OBAY THE
KING, and stone-blocked heating ducts. To rear a range of single-storey
buildings, some pent and some gabled, have round-arched lights with fancy
glazing, doors with interlaced ribs, stepped and cogged eaves, and inserted
ornamental brackets; at east end a T-shaped greenhouse with fluted posts,
mouded and dentilled cornice, and carved spandrels. East wall of garden,
collapsed at south end, has boldly-projecting buttresses to rear, with inserted
ornamental brackets.

Included for group value. Castellated south extension to cottage, and
greenhouse on south face of north wall, are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU1221811428

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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