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The Old Kennels Adjoining House and Yard Walls 60 Metres South East of Walled Garden in Nunwick Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Simonburn, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.059 / 55°3'32"N

Longitude: -2.1914 / 2°11'28"W

OS Eastings: 387872

OS Northings: 573856

OS Grid: NY878738

Mapcode National: GBR F94Y.C8

Mapcode Global: WHB1Y.93QH

Plus Code: 9C7V3R55+JC

Entry Name: The Old Kennels Adjoining House and Yard Walls 60 Metres South East of Walled Garden in Nunwick Park

Listing Date: 27 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045214

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240810

Location: Nunwick, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Simonburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Simonburn

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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SIMONBURN B 6320, Nunwick
NY 8773 879738
(East side, off)
19/126 The Old Kennels,
adjoining house
and yard walls,
60 metres south-
east of walled
garden in Nunwick

Kennel-block, former kennel-man's house and yard walls. Dated 1768. Ashlar
and squared sandstone. House has Welsh slate roof and stone chimney. Kennel
with walled yards on south, east and west; house on west side of south yard.
Gothick style. Pointed doorways and windows with Y-tracery in flat-faced,
chamfered surrounds.

Single-storey, 3-bay kennel block: central doorway, flanking windows and
battlements on rubble south wall; similar features plus cross-loops on 2-bay
ashlar returns; datestone inscribed L A I 1768 (Lancelot Allgood) below central
embrasure on west return; large central opening and flanking doorways on north;

2-storey, 2-bay house: ashlar quoins; blocked doorway and 2-light window, with
square opening above, on west; low-pitched roof with coped gables and end
stack; flight of stone steps under pointed archway on north return; similar
door and window details on rear.

South yard enclosed on 2 sides by tall flat-coped rubble wall; pointed archway
near junction with kennel block. East yard enclosed on 3 sides by low ashlar
wall with chamfered coping; raised section incorporating pointed archway in
centre of east wall. West yard enclosed on 2'sides by low rubble wall with
chamfered coping. A picturesque landscape feature; the kennel block is a
roofless shell; the house is used for storage.

Listing NGR: NY8787273856

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