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Screen and Garden Walls to North West of Craster Tower, Craster

Description: Screen and Garden Walls to North West of Craster Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236933

OS Grid Reference: NU2509319600
OS Grid Coordinates: 425093, 619600
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4696, -1.6046

Location: Craster, Northumberland NE66 3SS

Locality: Craster
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 3SS

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Listing Text


6/42 Screen and garden
walls to north-west
of Craster Tower

Screen and garden walls. Late C18. Whinstone; east wall rubble with squared
stone upper part, north wall snecked rubble; cut sandstone dressings. L-plan,
enclosing garden on north and east; east wall joins north-west corner of tower

East wall is a stepped screen wall; south end, with full-height stepped
buttress on west, is almost as tall as tower. Midway along is an opening with
bell. 4-metre high north wall has boarded door in pointed arch at east end;
at west end is a short return to north containing similar door with foliate
hinges, joining south-west corner of south range of stables. Embattled coping

Listing NGR: NU2509319600

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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