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Description: Garden Terraces C 15 Yards South of Ovingham Vicarage
Date Listed: 7 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239478
OS Grid Reference: NZ0851163608
OS Grid Coordinates: 408511, 563608
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9670, -1.8686
NZ 0863 - 0963 OVINGHAM WEST ROAD
22/123 Garden Terraces c 15
yards south of Ovingham
Terrace walls and steps. Probably C17. Random rubble and dressed stone. 2
terrace retaining walls with steeply ridged coping, broken near the centre by
2 flights of steps. Similar 3rd retaining wall at end of garden. Square
hollowed-out blocks at corners of walls probably acted as bases to statues or
finials. Datestone at foot of steps records Tyne flood level Dec. 31 1815.
Another, higher up records level for April 1771.
Listing NGR: NZ0851163608
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Source: English Heritage
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