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Archway and Gates Stable Block and Attached Wall to North East of Shawdon Hall, Hedgeley

Description: Archway and Gates Stable Block and Attached Wall to North East of Shawdon Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236592

OS Grid Reference: NU0927914341
OS Grid Coordinates: 409279, 614341
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4229, -1.8549

Location: Hedgeley, Northumberland NE66 4AA

Locality: Hedgeley
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 4AA

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Listing Text

NU 01 SE
8/247 Archway and gates,
stable block and
attached wall to
north-east of
Shawdon Hall

Archway and gates, probably 1858 by John Dobson; stable block and wall c.1780
possibly by William Newton, with C19 rear wing. Archway ashlar, gates timber
and cast-iron, stable block and wall squared stone with Welsh slate roof,
Stable block L-plan, linked by archway at south-west corner to rear wing of
Hall (q.v.).

Round archway with plinth, moulded keystone and impost band broken by pilasters
rising to a plain frieze and moulded cornice, carrying pedestal with seated
lion holding shield with motto. Panelled double gates with spiked top rail.

Stable block, to right 2 storeys, 7 bays, symmetrical. Plinth, moulded eaves
cornice. Central boarded double doors, under radial fanlight in keyed round
arch flanked by small casements under larger elliptical arch. 4-pane sash
windows; 6-pane sashes on 1st floor. Hipped roof with C20 roof lights. Added
left rear wing with 4-pane sash windows.

Right return, facing downhill, has segmental arch to cellar with brick barrel
vault; and blind lst-floor window. Attached wall to left has broader segmental
arch to cellar with stone barrel vault running under lawn in front of stables;
wall with flat coping sloped down to left.

Listing NGR: NU0927914341

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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