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Description: Main Kennel Block
Date Listed: 20 October 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 238356
OS Grid Reference: NZ1255984126
OS Grid Coordinates: 412559, 584126
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1513, -1.8045
MELDON RIVERGREEN KENNELS
NZ 18 SW NZ 125841
Main kennel block
15/124 (formerly listed as
kennels at Meldon Park
Planned farm buildings. Early C19. Converted into Morpeth Hunt Kennels 1889.
Squared and tooled stone; slate roofs. E plan with central section carried
back to rear. Elevation to road: central loose box with blocked segmental arch
and hipped roof; 2-storey section with open-pedimented gable behind, flanked by
yard walls with gabled coping and piers. Left yard enclosed by single-storey
ranges to rear, with 2 segmental-headed arches, and to left, with boarded door
flanked by small windows; mounting block on right. Right yard: range to rear
2 storeys, 5 bays. 2 segmental-headed arches, part-slatted windows above. The
5th bay and the range to the right of the yard were raised to 2 storeys in late
C19; part-slatted windows on lst floor. End to road has pitching door with hoist
above. Rear elevation: central block, former threshing barn, has large corniced
ridge stack and segmental arch in left return. Circular paved area to right
indicates site of gin-gang. To left a single-storey range, to far right
kennelman's house (q.v.). Hipped roofs.
Listing NGR: NZ1255984126
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Source: English Heritage
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