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Walls of Former Garden to North of Rock Hall, Rennington

Description: Walls of Former Garden to North of Rock Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 237110

OS Grid Reference: NU2006020350
OS Grid Coordinates: 420060, 620350
Latitude/Longitude: 55.4766, -1.6842

Location: The Avenue, Rennington, Northumberland NE66 3SD

Locality: Rennington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 3SD

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Listing Text

(West end)

15/219 Walls of former
garden to north
of Rock Hall

Garden walls and attached outbuildings. C18 and C19. North wall and west
wing wall brick in Flemish Garden Wall Bond 1 & 3; rear faces and other walls
coursed rubble; cut stone dressings. Outbuilding roof Welsh slate. Irregular
plan. South wall, 2.5 metres high, has doorway with flat-pointed head and
flat coping; at west end it joins yard wall to 'Chapel' (q.v.). Similar
east wall has 2 doorways of the same type, one near centre converted into a
window and one at north end now blocked; boarded door in alternating-block
surround between. Taller castellated section at north-east corner. Long
north wall, 3.3 metres high with flat coping, has 2 projecting castellated
turrets, which formerly held furnaces, on outer face; each has a flat-pointed
doorway and blind slits. Further west is a taller section of wall backed
by a small gabled storehouse with boarded door in similar doorway. To west
is wing wall, which runs south for c.20 metres. Beyond this is a castellated
blind gateway facing north: pointed arch with blind slits above and in
flanking turrets.

Westward continuation of north wall, with attached cottage, is not of special

Listing NGR: NU2006020350

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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