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Hulne Friary Curtain Wall and Attached Structure

A Grade I Listed Building in Denwick, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.4346 / 55°26'4"N

Longitude: -1.7429 / 1°44'34"W

OS Eastings: 416367

OS Northings: 615666

OS Grid: NU163156

Mapcode National: GBR J58L.GN

Mapcode Global: WHC1C.6N9M

Plus Code: 9C7WC7M4+RR

Entry Name: Hulne Friary Curtain Wall and Attached Structure

Listing Date: 31 December 1969

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042012

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236402

Location: Denwick, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Denwick

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Alnwick

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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6/66 Hulne Friary:
curtain wall and
attached structures

Curtain wall with gateways and other structures. Wall and gatehouse probably
C15; east and south-west gates late C18. Squared stone, except for gatehouse
of large irregular blocks and rubble. Irregular quadrilateral in plan, with
original gatehouse on the south. Wall c.4 metres high, with bases of bartizans
at north-west and south-east angles, and occasional remains of chamfered-out
parapet, on external face south of east gate a slab with raised shield and
lion rampant. Gatehouse is 2-storey square tower with elliptical arch and
barrel-vaulted passage. Stair-turret on east; chamfered loops. East gate
has studded double doors in moulded 3-centred arch under gable with cross
finial, flanked by stepped buttresses carrying panelled Gothick pinnacles;
carved statue of friar inside gate. South-west gateway has pointed arch with
3-light window above and gable, flanked by stepped buttresses. Blocked
medieval doorways on north and west.

Inside curtain, remains of attached outbuildings on south and west. Ruins
of brewhouse to west of C20 cottage on south. Remains of barn and byre on
west; gable end to north is C18 reconstruction.

Well-preserved fortified perimeter of a Borders monastery.

Listing NGR: NU1637215667

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