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Churchyard Wall with Hearse House and Entrance Gateway

A Grade II Listed Building in Corbridge, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9745 / 54°58'28"N

Longitude: -2.0201 / 2°1'12"W

OS Eastings: 398811

OS Northings: 564427

OS Grid: NY988644

Mapcode National: GBR GBBX.GL

Mapcode Global: WHB2D.Y76B

Entry Name: Churchyard Wall with Hearse House and Entrance Gateway

Listing Date: 24 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155512

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239969

Location: Corbridge, Northumberland, NE45

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Corbridge

Built-Up Area: Corbridge

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Corbridge with Halton and Newton Hall

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

CORBRIDGE WATLING STREET
NY 9864 (east side)

21/208 Churchyard wall with
hearse house and
entrance gateway

GV II

Churchyard wall with hearse house and entrance gateway. C18, incorporating
earlier fabric. Rubble with dressings; Lakeland slate roof to hearse house.
Wall with arched coping ramped up on either side of gateway which has square piers
with attached jambs and low pyramidal caps. At left wall ramped up again to
hearse house which has window of 2 pointed-arched lights. Wall beyond ramped
down again and linked to St Andrew's Cottage (qv). Wall of 17 metres length right
of gateway incorporates footings of an earlier structure.

Rear elevation of hearse house shows large roughly-shaped angle quoins and
boarded double doors; pent roof.

Adjacent to hearse house on west lies pavement of communal oven, 'King's Oven',
first recorded in 1310 and last used in C19.


Listing NGR: NY9881164422

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

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