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Pair of Stone Lions South West of Hall, Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland

Description: Pair of Stone Lions South West of Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236859

OS Grid Reference: NU1680104673
OS Grid Coordinates: 416801, 604673
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3358, -1.7367

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
6/190 Pair of stone
lions south-
west of Hall


Stone lions, of uncertain date; moved to present position late C19. In
upright sitting position, c.1.2 metres high. Possibly of oriental origin.
Included for group value.

Historical note: A marble tablet to Samuel Edward Widdrington d.1856 in
Shilbottle Church bears an inscription stating "this stone formed part of
the Court of Lions in the Moorish palace of the Alhambra, (Granada, Spain)
whence it was brought in 1829". This suggests a provenance for the stone

Listing NGR: NU1680104673

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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