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Walled Garden with Gateways

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wallington Demesne, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1529 / 55°9'10"N

Longitude: -1.9449 / 1°56'41"W

OS Eastings: 403606

OS Northings: 584281

OS Grid: NZ036842

Mapcode National: GBR G8VV.QN

Mapcode Global: WHB1H.3R33

Entry Name: Walled Garden with Gateways

Listing Date: 30 January 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154358

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238462

Location: Wallington Demesne, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Wallington Demesne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Cambo Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

WALLINGTON DEMESNE WALLINGTON
NZ 0384
21/213 Walled garden with
gateways
II*
Garden walls and gateways, thought to be by Lancelot Brown c. 1766, except for
south-east gate of 1905. Brick walls in English Garden Wall bond with stone
dressings and wrought-iron gates. Roughly kidney-shaped plan with two gateways
on west and one on south-east. Tall walls with flat stone coping; several busts
set on wall tops at east end of garden. West wall with later internal stone
buttresses; Neptune gate to right has Gibbs surround with block above carrying
lead statue, and open-panelled gate with scrolled ironwork. Garden Gate to left
has piers with moulded plinths and attached jambs; corniced caps with stepped
plinths to flattened ball finials with spikes, on swept bases. South-east gate has
cruciform piers with banded rustication and attached jambs; moulded caps with
urns. Openwork gates with scrolled decoration.

Pent sheds against external face of north wall flanking Owl House (q.v.) not of
interest.


Listing NGR: NZ0360684281

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