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Gatepiers, Garden Walls, Railings and Sundial, Circa 30 Yards South of Overacres

A Grade II* Listed Building in Otterburn, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2317 / 55°13'53"N

Longitude: -2.1454 / 2°8'43"W

OS Eastings: 390847

OS Northings: 593058

OS Grid: NY908930

Mapcode National: GBR F7GY.9D

Mapcode Global: WHB10.0RNQ

Entry Name: Gatepiers, Garden Walls, Railings and Sundial, Circa 30 Yards South of Overacres

Listing Date: 10 November 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156318

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239712

Location: Otterburn, Northumberland, NE19

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Otterburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Otterburn St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

OTTERBURN OVERACRES
NY 99 SW
26/52 Gatepiers, garden
10.11.51 walls, railings
and sundial, c.30
yards south of
Overacres
GV II*

Gatepiers with flanking walls, railings and end pier with sundial. 1720
possibly re-set, for the Howards of Redesdale.

Tall, rusticated corniced piers with the Howard crest set in foliage trails
below the friezes. Friezes each have a wild-man mask flanked by rosettes.
Large urns with festoons, swags and heads, capped by pineapple finials. On
the inner face of each pier the date MDCCXX in a moulded panel.

Flanked by short walls c.3ft high with corniced coping and simple spiked
railings.

To left a square, corniced end pier, bearing a multi-faceted sundial on a
Corinthian capital and with a ball finial.

Northumberland County History Vol. XV.


Listing NGR: NY9084793058

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