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Latitude: 55.4248 / 55°25'29"N
Longitude: -1.8901 / 1°53'24"W
OS Eastings: 407050
OS Northings: 614552
OS Grid: NU070145
Mapcode National: GBR H57Q.L5
Mapcode Global: WHB04.YX34
Entry Name: Garden Walls to North of World Bird Research Station
Listing Date: 25 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1041987
English Heritage Legacy ID: 236545
Location: Glanton, Northumberland, NE66
Civil Parish: Glanton
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Whittingham and Edlingham with Bolton Chapel
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
GLANTON FRONT STREET
21/202 Garden walls to
north of World
Garden walls, c.1796 incorporating earlier C18 wall on west. Squared stone.
3-metre high flat-coped wall on east is linked by lower wall at south end to
stable/coach-house (q.v.) at rear of World Bird Research Station; similar wall
on north. 2-metre high west wall has gabled coping, and runs past west end of
Primrose Cottage (q.v.).
The walls originally enclosed a formal garden behind The Mansion (now the
World Bird Research Station); since 1930 the area has been planted with a
variety of both indigenous and exotic trees, and used as a bird sanctuary and
Listing NGR: NU0705014552
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