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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
Entry Name: Garden Wall to East of Hauxley Hall with Attached Summerhouse
Listing Date: 15 September 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1041887
English Heritage Legacy ID: 236806
Location: Hauxley, Northumberland, NE65
Civil Parish: Hauxley
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Amble
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
HAUXLEY HIGH HAUXLEY
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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