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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
Entry Name: Gothick Ruin 200 Metres North East of Blagdon Hall
Listing Date: 28 April 1969
Last Amended: 29 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1042622
English Heritage Legacy ID: 238986
Location: Stannington, Northumberland, NE13
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
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,
Listing NGR: NZ2175577136
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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