Walls Of Former Garden To North Of Rock Hall

4 Jul 2002
Walls Of Former Garden To North Of Rock Hall, Rennington, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 3SD
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


15/219 Walls of former garden to north of Rock Hall GV II

Garden walls and attached outbuildings. C18 and C19. North wall and west wing wall brick in Flemish Garden Wall Bond 1 & 3; rear faces and other walls coursed rubble; cut stone dressings. Outbuilding roof Welsh slate. Irregular plan. South wall, 2.5 metres high, has doorway with flat-pointed head and flat coping; at west end it joins yard wall to 'Chapel' (q.v.). Similar east wall has 2 doorways of the same type, one near centre converted into a window and one at north end now blocked; boarded door in alternating-block surround between. Taller castellated section at north-east corner. Long north wall, 3.3 metres high with flat coping, has 2 projecting castellated turrets, which formerly held furnaces, on outer face; each has a flat-pointed doorway and blind slits. Further west is a taller section of wall backed by a small gabled storehouse with boarded door in similar doorway. To west is wing wall, which runs south for c.20 metres. Beyond this is a castellated blind gateway facing north: pointed arch with blind slits above and in flanking turrets.

Westward continuation of north wall, with attached cottage, is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU2006020350


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0889 IOE Records taken by Bill Halliday; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Bill Halliday. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Halliday, Bill

Rights Holder: Halliday, Bill


Brick, Rubble, Stone, Welsh Slate, Stuart Oubliette, Georgian Unassigned, Building, Garden Wall, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Monument (By Form), Wall, Barrier, House, Domestic, Dwelling