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Walls South East of Hall Attached Summerhouse and Gatehouse, Acklington

Description: Walls South East of Hall Attached Summerhouse and Gatehouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 236698

OS Grid Reference: NU2125403652
OS Grid Coordinates: 421254, 603652
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3265, -1.6666

Location: Acklington, Northumberland NE65 9AG

Locality: Acklington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 9AG

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Listing Text

NU 20 SW
7/28 Walls south-east
31.12.69 of Hall, attached
summerhouse and

Garden walls with summerhouse and gatehouse, probably c.1894 by W.H. Knowles.
Squared stone with tooled ashlar dressings; summerhouse roof red clay tiles,
gatehouse roof Welsh slate with lead dome to turret; two wrought-iron gates.

West wall runs south from south-west corner of Hall ballroom, with coping
stepped down; patterned gate in chamfered surround to Rose Garden. At south-
west corner is octagonal summerhouse; stone ground floor with marked batter
to walls, 2 doorways and small leaded casement; upper part has plate glass
windows with small-paned top sections all round; pyramid roof. South wall
runs east from summerhouse, with minor steps to north and south; in west part
is gate with patterned top rail and fleur-de-lys dogbars, and in east part 3
blind recesses with chamfered surrounds. At east end is gatehouse with 3-
centred chamfered arch under 6-pane casement and shaped gable; to left is
taller octagonal turret with arched pigeon hole above stone shelf at different
height in each face, and domed cap. Both walls have moulded string below
embattled parapet.

Listing NGR: NU2125403652

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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