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Part/component area of: Wallington

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Brief description of site

The Kitchen Garden was located north-east of Wallington Hall within East Wood. It has partially survived and is now known as the Walled Garden. The original extent of the garden was much larger. The Garden pond and Portico House were both enclosed within the original garden.

Brief history of site

The Kitchen Garden was created in the mid-18th century. Lancelot Brown may be responsible for a re-design in the 1760s.

Location information:

Address: Cambo, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 4AR

Locality: Morpeth

Local Authorities:

Northumberland; Wallington

Historical County: Northumberland

OS Landranger Map Sheet Number: 81 Grid Ref: NZ033842
Latitude: 55.1521 Longitude: -1.94976

Directions:

The site is off the A1 between Newcastle and Morpeth. Please see:
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wallington/how-to-get-here/

Visitor facilities

Opening contact details:

The grounds are open daily throughout the year. Please see:
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/wallington/opening-times/

Key information:

Form of site: kitchen garden

Purpose of site: ornamental garden

Site first created: 1734 to 1767

Main period of development: Mid 18th century

Survival: Part: standing remains

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