Description: Walled Garden 200 Metres North West of Howick Hall
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 237013
OS Grid Reference: NU2469717701
OS Grid Coordinates: 424697, 617701
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4526, -1.6111
NU 2417 LONGHOUGHTON HOWICK HALL
16/122 Walled garden
200 metres north-
west of Howick Hall
Walled garden, probably later C18. South, east and inner face of west walls
brick with alternate pairs headers and stretchers every 3rd course; inner
face north wall brick in English Garden Wall Bond 1 and 4; ha-ha wall and
outer face of north and west walls squared stone; tooled stone coping; ashlar
dressings to doors on south and east. Plan: trapezoidal walled garden with
lawn terrace on south enclosed by ha-ha wall.
South garden wall 3 metres high and 23 bays long, with square pilasters on
both faces and flat coping; central bay has flush-panelled door in architrave.
Slightly-higher 13-bay east wall has similar features and a segmental-headed
arch near north end; west wall has internal pilasters only and a central
segmental arch with boarded double doors. North wall has brick-blocked
heating ducts in external face, 3 pairs of old chimney pots on coping, and
inserted central gateway.
Ha-ha, being restored at time of survey, 1 metre high with low-pitched coping.
Listing NGR: NU2469717701
Source: English Heritage
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