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Gateway 60 Metres West of Haughton Castle with Attached Walls and Outbuildings, Humshaugh

Description: Gateway 60 Metres West of Haughton Castle with Attached Walls and Outbuildings

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239992

OS Grid Reference: NY9191472924
OS Grid Coordinates: 391914, 572924
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0507, -2.1281

Location: Humshaugh, Northumberland NE46 4AY

Locality: Humshaugh
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE46 4AY

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Listing Text

NY 97 SW
2/233 Gateway 60 metres
west of Haughton
Castle, with attached
walls and outbuildings


Gateway with attached walls and outbuildings, 1816 with later C19 alterations.
Rubble with tooled-and-margined dressings; Welsh slate roofs. Castellated
Gothic style. Gateway at west end of Castle precinct has chamfered segmental-
pointed arch with projecting taller square tower on south and corbelled-out
turret on north. Slit windows, except for two 3-light mullioned windows on
north of tower; embattled parapets.

To north-east a tall enclosure wall with embattled coping, stepped up and down
slope,runs east, south and east again to end in square tower close to north-
east corner of Castle (q.v.); blind slits and square-headed well recess in
first part.

To south-east a similar wall joins west wing of Castle; pent outbuildings on
north have 3 boarded doors and several small windows.

To south-west tall garden wall with flat coping, ramped up beyond section with
boarded door, continues for 100 metres alongside road.

Listing NGR: NY9191472924

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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