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Latitude: 54.9623 / 54°57'44"N
Longitude: -2.075 / 2°4'29"W
OS Eastings: 395297
OS Northings: 563078
OS Grid: NY952630
Mapcode National: GBR FCY1.KY
Mapcode Global: WHB2D.3J6N
Entry Name: Garden Wall Between Garden Cottage and Duke's House
Listing Date: 18 May 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1370803
English Heritage Legacy ID: 239081
Location: Hexham, Northumberland, NE46
Civil Parish: Hexham
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Hexham
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
5334 Garden wall between
Garden Cottage and
NY 9563 9/224A
Circa 1873. Rubble wall. About 150 yds long and approximately 7 to 10 ft.
high. Gateway at west end adjoining stables to Garden Cottage: rock faced
ashlar gate piers with balls above. Close to this, the wall incorporates the
remains of an earlier house, said to be where the Duke of Somerset took refuge
after the Battle of Linnells Bridge 1464.
East of this is another gateway with a solid moulded ashlar doorway with a
modillion cornice and crested capping above.
The gateway to Duke's House is wide and flanked by S-curved walls: ashlar piers
with pyramidal caps and crenellated cresting. The wall extends further east
to the back garden gate to Duke's House: a tall gabled gateway with a blind
trefoil in gable above ogee headed doorway. Wall stepped up to gable.
Listing NGR: NY9529763078
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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