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Riverside Wall North of Manor House with Attached Gatepiers

A Grade II Listed Building in Brinkburn, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.2791 / 55°16'44"N

Longitude: -1.8198 / 1°49'11"W

OS Eastings: 411547

OS Northings: 598345

OS Grid: NZ115983

Mapcode National: GBR H7QD.TD

Mapcode Global: WHC23.0KQT

Plus Code: 9C7W75HJ+J3

Entry Name: Riverside Wall North of Manor House with Attached Gatepiers

Listing Date: 15 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236742

Location: Brinkburn, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Brinkburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Longframlington with Brinkburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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NZ 19 NW
10/73 Riverside wall
north of Manor
House, with
attached gatepiers

Riverside wall and gatepiers. Medieval, remodelled and partly rebuilt in
early C19. Squared stone with cut dressings. Wall c.150 metres long, 5
metres high to river but only 1 metre internally. Gabled C19 coping with
occasional crenellations. Seen from across the river, a long stretch of
wall to the left has medieval masonry, including a corbelled-out projection
close to the attached gateway, extending to a little below the coping.
Central part, with steps down to water, entirely rebuilt. Right end part
with chamfered set-back at mid-height is probably medieval, and joins north-
west corner of walled yard of Manor House (q.v.). Internal face shows
attached gateway towards north end; the gatepiers have C15 or early C16
mouldings and later swept dips (ball finials missing) and may be an in-situ
remnant of a priory gatehouse.

Later attached wall to east of gatepiers is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ1154798345

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