GARDEN FEATURES TO EAST, SOUTH AND WEST OF HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1154343
Date first listed:
31-Dec-1969
Date of most recent amendment:
01-Sep-1988
Statutory Address:
GARDEN FEATURES TO EAST, SOUTH AND WEST OF HALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
GARDEN FEATURES TO EAST, SOUTH AND WEST OF HALL

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Newton-by-the-Sea
National Grid Reference:
NU 18615 24123

Details

NU 12 SE NEWTON-BY-THE-SEA DOXFORD HALL

2/165 Garden features 31.12.69 to east, south and west of Hall (formerly listed as Ballustraded terrace walls on south and east of Doxford Hall) GV II Balustrades, terrace walls and steps, piers, gates, statues and sundial. East terrace and garden 1910 by Robert Mauchlen; south and west terraces may be late C19. Walls rock-faced stone with ashlar dressings; except for south and west balustrades which are cast artificial stone on squared-stone base; lead statue; wrought iron gates. Plan: Terrace walls close to house on south and west. At east terrace wall faces formal garden with low internal terrace at end nearest house, flanked by enclosures with rectangular ponds. Central sundial. East corner sections have end alcoves and benches; between these a group of piers screening a circular pond and gateway.

West terrace has gateway at each end; south terrace has projecting centre section and gateway at east end.

East terrace wall has central scrolly double gates flanked by low piers with balusters at angles and wells on top for plants. At each side 3-bay balustrades; at ends wing walls, with downswept coping, flank rectangular ponds; taller piers with plant wells flank west ends of side walks. Seat alcoves at east ends of walks have open balustraded backs. Sundial has octagonal base, with paired balusters, and circular shaft carrying block with 4 dial faces and moulded knob finial. Statue in circular pond is nude female holding sea shell. Terminal gate has large elliptical open panel, overthrow with seahorse design and vase-of-flowers finial. Piers have flat-topped moulded caps; walls flat-coped. Another statue, of soldier with crossbow, on pier at south-east corner.



Listing NGR: NU1861524123

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
237056
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.

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Date: 26 Apr 2006
Reference: IOE01/15209/16
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