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CHURCHYARD WALL WITH HEARSE HOUSE AND ENTRANCE GATEWAY

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: CHURCHYARD WALL WITH HEARSE HOUSE AND ENTRANCE GATEWAY

List entry Number: 1155512

Location

CHURCHYARD WALL WITH HEARSE HOUSE AND ENTRANCE GATEWAY, WATLING STREET

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

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Corbridge

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-May-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 239969

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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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

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National Grid Reference: NY 98811 64426

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