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GARDEN WALL TO EAST OF HAUXLEY HALL WITH ATTACHED SUMMERHOUSE

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: GARDEN WALL TO EAST OF HAUXLEY HALL WITH ATTACHED SUMMERHOUSE

List entry Number: 1041887

Location

GARDEN WALL TO EAST OF HAUXLEY HALL WITH ATTACHED SUMMERHOUSE

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

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Hauxley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 15-Sep-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 236806

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

HAUXLEY HIGH HAUXLEY NU 20 SE 8/137 Garden wall to east of Hauxley Hall, with attached summerhouse GV II Garden wall and summerhouse. Wall late C18, summerhouse probably early C20 re-using old materials. Wall brick in irregular, largely stretcher bond, with stone coping and roughly-coursed stone rear face. Summerhouse brick with roof of red fish-scale tiles. 3.5-metre high wall runs north from north-east corner of Hall (q.v.), with gap for C20 drive, then turns east alongside road; flat stone coping replaced by cement in places, swept up at east end. Short southward return 5 metres high with 3 external set backs.

Half-glazed summerhouse has open porch with banded piers carrying separate swept hipped roof.

Historical note: This length of wall probably formed the back of the 'long glass house' built by John Widdrington so that 'his delicate south-country wife might take exercise without exposure to the east wind' (Northumberland County History V p.308).

C20 greenhouse built against wall, and altered length of wall further to east, are not of special interest.



Listing NGR: NU2789203125

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Knowles, W H , 'Northumberland County History' in Northumberland County History, (1899), 308

National Grid Reference: NU 27892 03125

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