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The Old Kennels Adjoining House and Yard Walls 60 Metres South East of Walled Garden in Nunwick Park, Simonburn

Description: The Old Kennels Adjoining House and Yard Walls 60 Metres South East of Walled Garden in Nunwick Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 240810

OS Grid Reference: NY8787273856
OS Grid Coordinates: 387872, 573856
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0590, -2.1914

Location: B6320, Simonburn, Northumberland NE48 3AF

Locality: Simonburn
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 3AF

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Listing Text

SIMONBURN B 6320, Nunwick
NY 8773 879738
(East side, off)
19/126 The Old Kennels,
adjoining house
and yard walls,
60 metres south-
east of walled
garden in Nunwick

Kennel-block, former kennel-man's house and yard walls. Dated 1768. Ashlar
and squared sandstone. House has Welsh slate roof and stone chimney. Kennel
with walled yards on south, east and west; house on west side of south yard.
Gothick style. Pointed doorways and windows with Y-tracery in flat-faced,
chamfered surrounds.

Single-storey, 3-bay kennel block: central doorway, flanking windows and
battlements on rubble south wall; similar features plus cross-loops on 2-bay
ashlar returns; datestone inscribed L A I 1768 (Lancelot Allgood) below central
embrasure on west return; large central opening and flanking doorways on north;

2-storey, 2-bay house: ashlar quoins; blocked doorway and 2-light window, with
square opening above, on west; low-pitched roof with coped gables and end
stack; flight of stone steps under pointed archway on north return; similar
door and window details on rear.

South yard enclosed on 2 sides by tall flat-coped rubble wall; pointed archway
near junction with kennel block. East yard enclosed on 3 sides by low ashlar
wall with chamfered coping; raised section incorporating pointed archway in
centre of east wall. West yard enclosed on 2'sides by low rubble wall with
chamfered coping. A picturesque landscape feature; the kennel block is a
roofless shell; the house is used for storage.

Listing NGR: NY8787273856

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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