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Gatepiers, Garden Walls, Railings and Sundial, Circa 30 Yards South of Overacres, Otterburn

Description: Gatepiers, Garden Walls, Railings and Sundial, Circa 30 Yards South of Overacres

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 239712

OS Grid Reference: NY9084793058
OS Grid Coordinates: 390847, 593058
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2317, -2.1454

Location: B6341, Otterburn, Northumberland NE19 1NA

Locality: Otterburn
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE19 1NA

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Listing Text

NY 99 SW
26/52 Gatepiers, garden
10.11.51 walls, railings
and sundial, c.30
yards south of

Gatepiers with flanking walls, railings and end pier with sundial. 1720
possibly re-set, for the Howards of Redesdale.

Tall, rusticated corniced piers with the Howard crest set in foliage trails
below the friezes. Friezes each have a wild-man mask flanked by rosettes.
Large urns with festoons, swags and heads, capped by pineapple finials. On
the inner face of each pier the date MDCCXX in a moulded panel.

Flanked by short walls c.3ft high with corniced coping and simple spiked

To left a square, corniced end pier, bearing a multi-faceted sundial on a
Corinthian capital and with a ball finial.

Northumberland County History Vol. XV.

Listing NGR: NY9084793058

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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