GARDEN WALLS WITH PRIVY WASH HOUSE AND SHED TO EAST OF THE RECTORY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1157223
Date first listed:
27-Jul-1987
Statutory Address:
GARDEN WALLS WITH PRIVY WASH HOUSE AND SHED TO EAST OF THE RECTORY, THE GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address:
GARDEN WALLS WITH PRIVY WASH HOUSE AND SHED TO EAST OF THE RECTORY, THE GREEN

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Simonburn
National Grid Reference:
NY 87067 73601

Details

SIMONBURN THE GREEN NY 8773 (West side, off) 19/147 Garden walls with privy, wash house and shed to east of The Rectory II

Garden walls with privy, wash house and shed. Mid-late C18 walls; early C19 buildings. Walls: squared sandstone; north and east walls have hand-made brick inner faces in irregular English garden wall bond. Squared stone buildings with Welsh slate roofs; lean-to shed has stone-flagged roof. Walls enclose a square-plan garden; privy near south-west corner; wash house at north-west corner; lean-to shed on centre of outer face of north wall.

Flat-coped walls. Tall c.35-metre long-double-skin north wall was formerly heated by flues linked to 3 tiers of small segmental-headed coal furnaces, now blocked but still visible on outer face; several battered abutments on outer face. 45-metre long east wall has ramped up north section with 2 stepped buttresses. Lower 40-metre long south wall has rounded south-west corner. Similar 30-metre long west wall has off-centre doorway with alternating jambs is ramped up at junction with wash house.

Small privy, built inside garden on rear of raised section of wall, has partly-glazed 6-panel door and wood seat with 3 openings. Single-storey, 3- bay wash house: east bay in garden has 16-pane sash and slate roof with end stack; other 2 bays are roofless. Single-storey, 2-bay lean-to shed on outer face of north wall has 2 segmental arches and a low pent roof.

Later lean-to additions at north-east corner, on outer face of east wall (i.e. to rear of Rectory Terrace) and short section of wall running from south-east corner to Rectory Terrace are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NY8706773601

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
240831
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Aug 2007
Reference: IOE01/16785/20
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