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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CLOCK TOWER GATE

List entry Number: 1042870

Location

CLOCK TOWER GATE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
NorthumberlandUnitary AuthorityWallington Demesne

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 20-Oct-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 30-Jan-1986

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 238471

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

WALLINGTON DEMESNE WALLINGTON HALL NZ 0284 21/221 Clock Tower Gate (Formerly listed as clock 20.10.69 tower and archway at entrance to stable yard) I Gateway with tower, and flanking coach houses. 1754 by Daniel Garrett. Finely- tooled ashlar; slate and lead roofs. Elevation to courtyard: Plinth, central moulded round-headed arch flanked by paired Tuscan columns carrying pediment; tower above with large scrolled brackets buttressing returns, C18 single-handed clockface and moulded cornice, capped by cupola containing bell; drum of nine columns, lead dome with weathervane. Broad flanking bays each have similar round-headed arch with double doors and slatted tympanum flanked by recesses, domed below and square above; moulded cornice, low parapet. Flattened ball finials with spikes, on swept bases, at ends. To far left and right lower walls, with plinth and flat coping, returning to link with stable ranges (q.v.). North elevation: circular window with radial glazing in tower instead of clockface, flanking bays each have 3 pairs of recesses, domed below and square above; one pair of similar recesses in right return. Second old clockface on left return of tower,blind circular window on right. Central carriageway tunnel-vaulted; with glinters at each end, and a domed niche on each side.

The block was originally designed as a chapel; the original drawings,unsigned, remain in the Hall.

Listing NGR: NZ0284184303

Selected Sources

  1. Unpublished Title  Reference - Title: Part 31 Northumberland - Journal Title: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England

National Grid Reference: NZ 02841 84303

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