Walled Garden 200 Metres North West Of Howick Hall

Date:
19 Jul 2006
Location:
Walled Garden 200 Metres North West Of Howick Hall, Longhoughton, Alnwick, Northumberland
Reference:
IOE01/15753/30
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

NU 2417 LONGHOUGHTON HOWICK HALL

16/122 Walled garden 200 metres north- west of Howick Hall GV II

Walled garden, probably later C18. South, east and inner face of west walls brick with alternate pairs headers and stretchers every 3rd course; inner face north wall brick in English Garden Wall Bond 1 and 4; ha-ha wall and outer face of north and west walls squared stone; tooled stone coping; ashlar dressings to doors on south and east. Plan: trapezoidal walled garden with lawn terrace on south enclosed by ha-ha wall.

South garden wall 3 metres high and 23 bays long, with square pilasters on both faces and flat coping; central bay has flush-panelled door in architrave.

Slightly-higher 13-bay east wall has similar features and a segmental-headed arch near north end; west wall has internal pilasters only and a central segmental arch with boarded double doors. North wall has brick-blocked heating ducts in external face, 3 pairs of old chimney pots on coping, and inserted central gateway.

Ha-ha, being restored at time of survey, 1 metre high with low-pitched coping.



Listing NGR: NU2469717701

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0059 IOE Records taken by Keith Ascough; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Keith Ascough. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Ascough, Keith

Rights Holder: Ascough, Keith

Keywords

Ashlar, Brick, Georgian Walled Garden, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Garden, Gate, Unassigned, Ha Ha, Monument <By Form>, Wall, Barrier, Garden Terrace