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Brus Wall Approximately 60 Metres to South West of St Mary Magdalene's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Hart, Hartlepool

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Latitude: 54.7084 / 54°42'30"N

Longitude: -1.2722 / 1°16'19"W

OS Eastings: 446990

OS Northings: 535065

OS Grid: NZ469350

Mapcode National: GBR MFKZ.CY

Mapcode Global: WHD66.FXFB

Entry Name: Brus Wall Approximately 60 Metres to South West of St Mary Magdalene's Church

Listing Date: 16 November 1967

Last Amended: 17 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250029

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432127

Location: Hart, Hartlepool, TS27

County: Hartlepool

Civil Parish: Hart

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hart

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 43 NE

(off east side)
Brus Wall, approximately
60m. to south-west of St.
Mary Magdalene's Church
(formerly listed as Canon's House).


Remains (south wall) of c.1300 manor house of de Brus and Clifford families.
Coursed limestone rubble with dressed limestone dressings and quoins.
Approximately 4m. high. Left to right: wide, chamfered, segmental doorway
with arch renewed in brick on north side and relieving arch above; first-floor
lancet with decayed trefoil head; c.1600 rectangular first-floor window
opening, having segmental head on north side. 2 floor-joist corbels to north
face. Chamfered plinth. Lower section of wall adjoining, to left, being the
remains of slightly later extension, containing a bricked-up doorway and window
opening. Scheduled Ancient Monument No. 93. (D. Austin, "Archaeologia
Aeliana," 5(iv))

Listing NGR: NZ4699035065

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