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Game Larder and Walls to North and East of Tennis Court, Acklington

Description: Game Larder and Walls to North and East of Tennis Court

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236699

OS Grid Reference: NU2128703676
OS Grid Coordinates: 421287, 603676
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3267, -1.6660

Location: Acklington, Northumberland NE65 9AG

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

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Listing Text

NU 20 SW
7/29 Game Larder and
walls to north
and east of
Tennis Court

Game larder and attached walls. Game larder early C20, walls late C19. Game
larder has lower stage of coursed rubble and pebbledashed upper stage, with
ashlar dressings; red clay tile roof, except for Lakeland slates on outhouse.
Walls squared stone.

Square game larder, attached to centre of external face of north wall, has
moulded string between stages continued as coping of short wing walls to north
and west; the latter wall forms the north end of a pent outhouse with 2
boarded doors. External timber closed-string stair with turned balusters,on
north leads up to boarded door. On east side of upper stage an oval window in
keyed architrave. Pyramid roof with finial.

Attached tennis-court wall 3 metres high, with gabled coping; similar but
slightly lower east wall joins Gatehouse (q.v.).

Listing NGR: NU2128703676

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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