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Description: Ha-Ha, Gates, Gate Piers and Perimeter Wall to Front Garden of Morthen Hall
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 335739
OS Grid Reference: SK4791189452
OS Grid Coordinates: 447911, 389452
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3997, -1.2809
DK48NE WHISTON MORTHEN HALL LANE
8/103 Ha-Ha, gates,
gate piers and
to front garden
of Morthen Hall
Ha-Ha, gates, gate piers and wall. Probably early C19. Coursed, dressed
sandstone; wrought-iron gates. Ha-Ha to front of Morthen Hall (q.v.) has
retaining wall approximately 16 metres in height with rounded copings. At
each end the wall, now with chamfered copings, sweeps up to low, rusticated
gate piers with pyramidal caps; double gates with scrolled lower panels. Walls
continue round to link with taller garden walls with ball finials at junction
(right finial missing). Taller walls curve round to link with wings of Morthen
Hall thus enclosing front garden. Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SK4791189452
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Source: English Heritage
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