HULNE FRIARY CURTAIN WALL AND ATTACHED STRUCTURE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1042012
Date first listed:
31-Dec-1969
Statutory Address:
HULNE FRIARY CURTAIN WALL AND ATTACHED STRUCTURE

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Location

Statutory Address:
HULNE FRIARY CURTAIN WALL AND ATTACHED STRUCTURE

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Denwick
National Grid Reference:
NU 16331 15666, NU 16367 15666

Details

DENWICK HULNE PARK NU 11 NE 6/66 Hulne Friary: curtain wall and 31.12.59 attached structures I

Curtain wall with gateways and other structures. Wall and gatehouse probably C15; east and south-west gates late C18. Squared stone, except for gatehouse of large irregular blocks and rubble. Irregular quadrilateral in plan, with original gatehouse on the south. Wall c.4 metres high, with bases of bartizans at north-west and south-east angles, and occasional remains of chamfered-out parapet, on external face south of east gate a slab with raised shield and lion rampant. Gatehouse is 2-storey square tower with elliptical arch and barrel-vaulted passage. Stair-turret on east; chamfered loops. East gate has studded double doors in moulded 3-centred arch under gable with cross finial, flanked by stepped buttresses carrying panelled Gothick pinnacles; carved statue of friar inside gate. South-west gateway has pointed arch with 3-light window above and gable, flanked by stepped buttresses. Blocked medieval doorways on north and west.

Inside curtain, remains of attached outbuildings on south and west. Ruins of brewhouse to west of C20 cottage on south. Remains of barn and byre on west; gable end to north is C18 reconstruction.

Well-preserved fortified perimeter of a Borders monastery.

Listing NGR: NU1637215667

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
236402
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 07 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/02939/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Oakley Clarke. Source Historic England Archive
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