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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1155512
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239969
Location: Corbridge, Northumberland, NE45
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
CORBRIDGE WATLING STREET
NY 9864 (east side)
21/208 Churchyard wall with
hearse house and
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
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