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Garden Wall to East of Hauxley Hall with Attached Summerhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hauxley, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.3214 / 55°19'17"N

Longitude: -1.562 / 1°33'43"W

OS Eastings: 427892

OS Northings: 603125

OS Grid: NU278031

Mapcode National: GBR K6JX.M7

Mapcode Global: WHC20.ZHCW

Plus Code: 9C7W8CCQ+H6

Entry Name: Garden Wall to East of Hauxley Hall with Attached Summerhouse

Listing Date: 15 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041887

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236806

Location: Hauxley, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hauxley

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Amble

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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NU 20 SE
8/137 Garden wall to
east of Hauxley
Hall, with attached
Garden wall and summerhouse. Wall late C18, summerhouse probably early C20
re-using old materials. Wall brick in irregular, largely stretcher bond, with
stone coping and roughly-coursed stone rear face. Summerhouse brick with roof
of red fish-scale tiles. 3.5-metre high wall runs north from north-east
corner of Hall (q.v.), with gap for C20 drive, then turns east alongside road;
flat stone coping replaced by cement in places, swept up at east end. Short
southward return 5 metres high with 3 external set backs.

Half-glazed summerhouse has open porch with banded piers carrying separate
swept hipped roof.

Historical note: This length of wall probably formed the back of the 'long
glass house' built by John Widdrington so that 'his delicate south-country
wife might take exercise without exposure to the east wind' (Northumberland
County History V p.308).

C20 greenhouse built against wall, and altered length of wall further to east,
are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU2789203125

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