CHURCHYARD WALL WITH HEARSE HOUSE AND ENTRANCE GATEWAY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1155512

Date first listed: 24-May-1988

Statutory Address: CHURCHYARD WALL WITH HEARSE HOUSE AND ENTRANCE GATEWAY, WATLING STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCHYARD WALL WITH HEARSE HOUSE AND ENTRANCE GATEWAY, WATLING STREET

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

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Corbridge

National Grid Reference: NY 98811 64426

Summary

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History

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Details

CORBRIDGE WATLING STREET NY 9864 (east side)

21/208 Churchyard wall with hearse house and entrance gateway

GV II

Churchyard wall with hearse house and entrance gateway. C18, incorporating earlier fabric. Rubble with dressings; Lakeland slate roof to hearse house. Wall with arched coping ramped up on either side of gateway which has square piers with attached jambs and low pyramidal caps. At left wall ramped up again to hearse house which has window of 2 pointed-arched lights. Wall beyond ramped down again and linked to St Andrew's Cottage (qv). Wall of 17 metres length right of gateway incorporates footings of an earlier structure.

Rear elevation of hearse house shows large roughly-shaped angle quoins and boarded double doors; pent roof.

Adjacent to hearse house on west lies pavement of communal oven, 'King's Oven', first recorded in 1310 and last used in C19.

Listing NGR: NY9881164422

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 239969

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