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Gateway 60 Metres West of Haughton Castle with Attached Walls and Outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Humshaugh, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0508 / 55°3'2"N

Longitude: -2.1281 / 2°7'41"W

OS Eastings: 391914

OS Northings: 572924

OS Grid: NY919729

Mapcode National: GBR FBL1.27

Mapcode Global: WHB1Z.89WV

Entry Name: Gateway 60 Metres West of Haughton Castle with Attached Walls and Outbuildings

Listing Date: 24 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155702

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239992

Location: Humshaugh, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Humshaugh

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Humshaugh St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

HUMSHAUGH HAUGHTON
NY 97 SW
2/233 Gateway 60 metres
west of Haughton
Castle, with attached
walls and outbuildings

GV II

Gateway with attached walls and outbuildings, 1816 with later C19 alterations.
Rubble with tooled-and-margined dressings; Welsh slate roofs. Castellated
Gothic style. Gateway at west end of Castle precinct has chamfered segmental-
pointed arch with projecting taller square tower on south and corbelled-out
turret on north. Slit windows, except for two 3-light mullioned windows on
north of tower; embattled parapets.

To north-east a tall enclosure wall with embattled coping, stepped up and down
slope,runs east, south and east again to end in square tower close to north-
east corner of Castle (q.v.); blind slits and square-headed well recess in
first part.

To south-east a similar wall joins west wing of Castle; pent outbuildings on
north have 3 boarded doors and several small windows.

To south-west tall garden wall with flat coping, ramped up beyond section with
boarded door, continues for 100 metres alongside road.


Listing NGR: NY9191472924

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