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Gatepiers and Garden Walls to East of Acomb House

A Grade II Listed Building in Acomb, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.992 / 54°59'31"N

Longitude: -2.1052 / 2°6'18"W

OS Eastings: 393366

OS Northings: 566388

OS Grid: NY933663

Mapcode National: GBR FBRQ.09

Mapcode Global: WHB25.MSQD

Entry Name: Gatepiers and Garden Walls to East of Acomb House

Listing Date: 24 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044845

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239762

Location: Acomb, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Acomb

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: St John Lee

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

ACOMB ACOMB
NY 9366
18/3 Gatepiers and garden
walls to east of
Acomb House

GV II

Gatepiers and garden walls; piers and wall on north and east of garden probably
1737, south and west walls perhaps c.1900. C18 walls brick in English garden
wall bond 3 & 1, externally coursed rubble, stone coping. Gatepiers ashlar.
South and west walls coursed rubble except for north part of west wall, brick
in Flemish bond.

Tall rusticated piers with attached jambs and moulded caps with pyramid-topped
finials, flanked by former privies; the western is linked to east wing of Acomb
House (q.v.), the eastern to north-west corner of walled garden. Tall wall with
flat coping on north and east, ramped down at south end to boarded door in
surround with re-set C17 moulded jambs. North end of west wall has similar ramp
down to re-set doorway with moulded surround and flattened triangular head with
sunk spandrels. Lower wall to east and south; gateway with small flat-capped
piers near south end of east wall.


Listing NGR: NY9336666388

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