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Gothick Ruin 200 Metres North East of Blagdon Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Stannington, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0882 / 55°5'17"N

Longitude: -1.6607 / 1°39'38"W

OS Eastings: 421755

OS Northings: 577136

OS Grid: NZ217771

Mapcode National: GBR J9VL.8T

Mapcode Global: WHC34.GCFN

Plus Code: 9C7W38QQ+7P

Entry Name: Gothick Ruin 200 Metres North East of Blagdon Hall

Listing Date: 28 April 1969

Last Amended: 29 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042622

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238986

Location: Blagdon, Northumberland, NE13

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Stannington

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Stannington St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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NZ 2177
13/78 Gothick ruin 200
28.4.69 metres north-east
of Blagdon Hall
Folly, early C19. Roughly-squared stone with cut dressings. Gothick style.
A tall piece of wall with a partly-blocked window of 3 pointed-arched lights,
a small 2-light opening above and a Classical scrolly bracket built in above
that; set slightly forward to the right, a lower fragment shows a pointed
doorway with hoodmould. Set in the ground immediately in front is a stone
coffin with part of its lid, plain and of slightly arched section.

Reputedly brought from the medieval hospital site at Hartford Bridge, along
with a small square stone with a simple chip-carved cross,set in the central
light of the blocked window, which might be a C12 headstone (cf. Pittington,
County Durham).

Listing NGR: NZ2175577136

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