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Walled Garden 450 Metres South East of the Hall, Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland

Description: Walled Garden 450 Metres South East of the Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236861

OS Grid Reference: NU1701304336
OS Grid Coordinates: 417013, 604336
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3328, -1.7334

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
6/192 Walled garden
450 metres south-
east of the Hall


Walled garden. Late C18, altered late C19. Brick in stretcher bond, with
stone dressings and squared stone external face. Irregular quadrangle in
plan. Tall walls with flat slab coping. Main entrance near north end of
west wall has re-set 1771 lintel externally and internal carved timber lintel
dated MCM on carved corbels with initials SFW and CW; older slab with
Widdrington crest above, under raised and stepped section of wall with moulded
finial. Near north end of east wall is large circular doorway to rebuilt
timber summerhouse. Lower south wall has central gateway with pyramid-capped
piers of tooled-and-margined ashlar; set in external face east of gate is
1757 sundial in dentil brick surround, and lionmask fountain in pedimented
surround under coping stepped up to acorn finial. L-shaped extension of east
wall beyond south-east corner has boarded door in alternating-block surround
with Widdrington arms above and blocking course with acorn finial. External
face of north wall shows blocked ducts and furnace arches; 4 shaped ceramic
chimneypots on wall top.
West part of south wall, with attached ruinous greenhouses and outbuildings,
is not of interest.

Listing NGR: NU1701304336

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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