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Ha Ha Wall with Angle Bastions and Statues Enclosing Seaton Delaval Hall and Church of Our Lady

A Grade II Listed Building in Seaton Valley, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0801 / 55°4'48"N

Longitude: -1.4976 / 1°29'51"W

OS Eastings: 432174

OS Northings: 576300

OS Grid: NZ321763

Mapcode National: GBR K9ZP.LQ

Mapcode Global: WHC36.ZK1W

Entry Name: Ha Ha Wall with Angle Bastions and Statues Enclosing Seaton Delaval Hall and Church of Our Lady

Listing Date: 15 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041323

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236054

Location: Seaton Valley, Northumberland, NE26

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Seaton Valley

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Delaval Our Lady

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

SEATON DELAVAL SEATON DELAVAL HALL
NZ 3276
13/90 Ha-Ha wall with
angle bastions and
statues enclosing
Seaton Delaval
Hall and Church of
Our Lady
GV II
Ha-Ha wall with angle bastions and statues, early C18. Ha-Ha squared stone,
bastions ashlar, statues lead on ashlar pedestals. Wall encloses rectangular
area 360 x 220 metres, with Seaton Delaval Hall (q.v.) at centre of north side.
Wall 2 metres high, circular angle bastions 3.5 metres high, flat coping.
Bastions have each contained a classical statue, now removed; Samson slaying
Philistine in north-east, removed to garden (q.v.); David and Goliath in north-
west, Diana in south-east. Statues on panelled pedestals with plinth and cornice.
In south-west bastion only pedestal plinth remains.

Diana removed to Orangery (q.v.), David and Goliath away for repair, at time
of survey.

Wall between north-east bastion and Hall has been rebuilt and is not of special
interest.

Listing NGR: NZ3217476300

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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