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
© Mr Keith Ascough. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Ascough, Keith
Rights Holder: Ascough, Keith
Ashlar, Brick, Georgian Walled Garden, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Garden, Gate, Unassigned, Ha Ha, Monument <By Form>, Wall, Barrier, Garden Terrace