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Terrace Walls, Balustrades and Steps to North of Unthank Hall, Plenmeller with Whitfield

Description: Terrace Walls, Balustrades and Steps to North of Unthank Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 240313

OS Grid Reference: NY7297563055
OS Grid Coordinates: 372975, 563055
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9614, -2.4236

Location: Unthank Road, Plenmeller with Whitfield, Northumberland NE49 0HX

Locality: Plenmeller with Whitfield
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE49 0HX

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Listing Text


3/196 Terrace walls,
balustrades and steps
to north of Unthank Hall

Terrace walls, balustrades and steps. Probably mid C19 but brought to Unthank
c.1900. Rock-faced masonry with ashlar dressings. Terrace retaining wall has
rounded projections at east end, in centre and at north-west corner, from which
it returns south for a short distance. Balustrade with urn balusters and flat
moulded coping, between tooled ashlar piers with urn finials; some finials
replaced by carvings of birds and animals. Flights of steps in centre and at
each end of wall. Further flights from drive down onto terrace, in centre
and near west end. Each flight of steps flanked at head and foot by low piers
with urn finials.

Listing NGR: NY7297563055

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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