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Garden Building 40 Yards South-East of Lee Hall, Birtley

Description: Garden Building 40 Yards South-East of Lee Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239414

OS Grid Reference: NY8620179733
OS Grid Coordinates: 386201, 579733
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1118, -2.2178

Location: Bellingham, Northumberland NE48 3PT

Locality: Birtley
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 3PT

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Listing Text


11/33 Garden building 40 yards
south-east of Lee Hall


Probably a garden- house. Late C17. Random rubble. Square, c 15 ft by
15 ft. 2 storeys and basement. 2 walls stand to full height, the others are
ruinous. Basement, possibly ice house, has ramped approach with dry-stone
retaining walls. Doorway has roll-moulded surround and lintel with inset
rectangle. Left return has ground-floor door with hoodmould and 3 pigeon holes
with alighting ledges in the gable.

Interior has stone segment-vaulted basement and remains of fireplaces on ground
and 1st floors.

Empty and dilapidated at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NY8620179733

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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