GATEWAY 60 METRES WEST OF HAUGHTON CASTLE WITH ATTACHED WALLS AND OUTBUILDINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1155702
Date first listed:
24-May-1988
Statutory Address:
GATEWAY 60 METRES WEST OF HAUGHTON CASTLE WITH ATTACHED WALLS AND OUTBUILDINGS

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Location

Statutory Address:
GATEWAY 60 METRES WEST OF HAUGHTON CASTLE WITH ATTACHED WALLS AND OUTBUILDINGS

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Humshaugh
National Grid Reference:
NY 91914 72924

Details

HUMSHAUGH HAUGHTON NY 97 SW 2/233 Gateway 60 metres west of Haughton Castle, with attached walls and outbuildings

GV II

Gateway with attached walls and outbuildings, 1816 with later C19 alterations. Rubble with tooled-and-margined dressings; Welsh slate roofs. Castellated Gothic style. Gateway at west end of Castle precinct has chamfered segmental- pointed arch with projecting taller square tower on south and corbelled-out turret on north. Slit windows, except for two 3-light mullioned windows on north of tower; embattled parapets.

To north-east a tall enclosure wall with embattled coping, stepped up and down slope,runs east, south and east again to end in square tower close to north- east corner of Castle (q.v.); blind slits and square-headed well recess in first part.

To south-east a similar wall joins west wing of Castle; pent outbuildings on north have 3 boarded doors and several small windows.

To south-west tall garden wall with flat coping, ramped up beyond section with boarded door, continues for 100 metres alongside road.

Listing NGR: NY9191472924

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
239992
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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