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Garden Wall Summerhouse and Balustrade to South of Hall, Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland

Description: Garden Wall Summerhouse and Balustrade to South of Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 236857

OS Grid Reference: NU1686104679
OS Grid Coordinates: 416861, 604679
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3359, -1.7357

Location: Newton on the Moor, Northumberland NE65 9JU

Locality: Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 9JU

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Listing Text

NU 10 SE
6/188 Garden wall,
summerhouse and
31/12/69 balustrade to
south of Hall


Garden wall, summerhouse and balustrade. Late C19, probably by S.F Widdrington.
Wall and summerhouse tooled-and-margined stone; east wall rock-faced to rear;
ashlar dressings and balustrade; summerhouse has Lakeland slate roof with
copper finial.
Short north wall joins south-east corner of Hall conservatory: one boarded
door, moulded cornice and blocking course. Square pier with ball finial at
north-east corner. Lower east wall has moulded coping and small panelled
piers. Near south end is summer house: moulded plinth and flattened elliptical
arch with coloured marble paterae; central sections of arch and of moulded
eaves cornice are of timber. Swept pyramidal roof with ornate scrolly finial.
Interior lined with C17 panelling said to be from Shilbottle church (rebuilt
1884); small round window on right return. Arched balustrade on south of
garden has panelled piers carrying gadrooned vases; piers with taller vases
flank steps down to a lower level of garden.

Listing NGR: NU1686104679

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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