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Latitude: 55.7666 / 55°45'59"N
Longitude: -2.0024 / 2°0'8"W
OS Eastings: 399948
OS Northings: 652579
OS Grid: NT999525
Mapcode National: GBR G1GR.9P
Mapcode Global: WH9YK.6BR3
Entry Name: Berwick Scout Hall and Attached Dwarf Wall and Gates
Listing Date: 11 November 1970
Last Amended: 6 March 2003
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1042451
English Heritage Legacy ID: 237363
Location: Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, TD15
Civil Parish: Berwick-upon-Tweed
Built-Up Area: Berwick-upon-Tweed
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Berwick Holy Trinity and St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
622/11/269 PALACE GREEN
11-NOV-1970 Berwick Scout Hall and attached Dwarf
Wall and Gates
(Formerly listed as:
THE DWARF WALL AND GATEPIERS OF THE FO
Scout Hall and attached wall and gates. Early C18, early C19 with mid C20 alterations. Dressed stone with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. West, north and east sides have curved dwarf stone wall with late C20 steel spearhead railings surrounding present garden enclosure. Pairs of chamfered stone gatepiers on both the North and West sides, and original corner piers now visible on later building to south. This flat garden was reputedly laid out as a bowling green in the early-eighteenth century.
The single storey buildings to the south have two symmetrically spaced early-eighteenth century moulded ashlar doorways, now blocked, on south side. Single small sash window to left of the left hand blocked door.
North side, facing garden, has rendered central block altered c1930, with hipped roof and plain central door flanked by tripartite casements. Projecting wing to left has single large sash and C20 door. Right range has doorway and canted bay window with unusual moulded glazing.
These buildings were used as a Reading Room in the early nineteenth century, though they may well have begun life as a clubhouse or pavilion serving the former bowling green.
Listing NGR: NT9994852579
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