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Walled Garden 200 Metres North West of Howick Hall, Longhoughton

Description: Walled Garden 200 Metres North West of Howick Hall

Grade: II
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

Location: Longhoughton, Northumberland NE66 3LB

Locality: Longhoughton
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 3LB

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Listing Text


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

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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