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Garden Walls to North of World Bird Research Station, Glanton

Description: Garden Walls to North of World Bird Research Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236545

OS Grid Reference: NU0705014552
OS Grid Coordinates: 407050, 614552
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4248, -1.8901

Locality: Glanton
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 4AJ

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Listing Text

NU 0714
(North side)
Glanton Village

21/202 Garden walls to
north of World
Bird Research

Garden walls, c.1796 incorporating earlier C18 wall on west. Squared stone.
3-metre high flat-coped wall on east is linked by lower wall at south end to
stable/coach-house (q.v.) at rear of World Bird Research Station; similar wall
on north. 2-metre high west wall has gabled coping, and runs past west end of
Primrose Cottage (q.v.).

The walls originally enclosed a formal garden behind The Mansion (now the
World Bird Research Station); since 1930 the area has been planted with a
variety of both indigenous and exotic trees, and used as a bird sanctuary and
study area.

Listing NGR: NU0705014552

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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