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HA HA WALL WITH ANGLE BASTIONS AND STATUES ENCLOSING SEATON DELAVAL HALL AND CHURCH OF OUR LADY

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: HA HA WALL WITH ANGLE BASTIONS AND STATUES ENCLOSING SEATON DELAVAL HALL AND CHURCH OF OUR LADY

List entry Number: 1041323

Location

HA HA WALL WITH ANGLE BASTIONS AND STATUES ENCLOSING SEATON DELAVAL HALL AND CHURCH OF OUR LADY

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Seaton Valley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Jul-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 236054

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History

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Details

SEATON DELAVAL SEATON DELAVAL HALL NZ 3276 13/90 Ha-Ha wall with angle bastions and statues enclosing Seaton Delaval Hall and Church of Our Lady GV II Ha-Ha wall with angle bastions and statues, early C18. Ha-Ha squared stone, bastions ashlar, statues lead on ashlar pedestals. Wall encloses rectangular area 360 x 220 metres, with Seaton Delaval Hall (q.v.) at centre of north side. Wall 2 metres high, circular angle bastions 3.5 metres high, flat coping. Bastions have each contained a classical statue, now removed; Samson slaying Philistine in north-east, removed to garden (q.v.); David and Goliath in north- west, Diana in south-east. Statues on panelled pedestals with plinth and cornice. In south-west bastion only pedestal plinth remains.

Diana removed to Orangery (q.v.), David and Goliath away for repair, at time of survey.

Wall between north-east bastion and Hall has been rebuilt and is not of special interest.



Listing NGR: NZ3217476300

Selected Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 31 Northumberland,

National Grid Reference: NZ 32174 76300

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