GATEPIERS, GARDEN WALLS, RAILINGS AND SUNDIAL, CIRCA 30 YARDS SOUTH OF OVERACRES

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1156318
Date first listed:
10-Nov-1951
Statutory Address:
GATEPIERS, GARDEN WALLS, RAILINGS AND SUNDIAL, CIRCA 30 YARDS SOUTH OF OVERACRES

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Location

Statutory Address:
GATEPIERS, GARDEN WALLS, RAILINGS AND SUNDIAL, CIRCA 30 YARDS SOUTH OF OVERACRES

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Otterburn
National Grid Reference:
NY 90847 93058

Details

OTTERBURN OVERACRES NY 99 SW 26/52 Gatepiers, garden 10.11.51 walls, railings and sundial, c.30 yards south of Overacres GV II*

Gatepiers with flanking walls, railings and end pier with sundial. 1720 possibly re-set, for the Howards of Redesdale.

Tall, rusticated corniced piers with the Howard crest set in foliage trails below the friezes. Friezes each have a wild-man mask flanked by rosettes. Large urns with festoons, swags and heads, capped by pineapple finials. On the inner face of each pier the date MDCCXX in a moulded panel.

Flanked by short walls c.3ft high with corniced coping and simple spiked railings.

To left a square, corniced end pier, bearing a multi-faceted sundial on a Corinthian capital and with a ball finial.

Northumberland County History Vol. XV.

Listing NGR: NY9084793058

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
239712
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Dodds Hope, M, 'A History of Northumberland' in The Parish of Simonburn Modern Parishes Humshaugh Bellingham Falstone Thorneyburn with Greystead Wark Rothbury Alwinton Chapely Holstone Lordship Kila, , Vol. 15, (1940)

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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