Humshaugh, England Historic Sites and Landmarks

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Chesters MuseumChesters Museum
Humshaugh, England, UK
1895-1903

Museum. Commissioned before 1895 by Nathaniel George Clayton, nephew of John Clayton who owned the Roman site of Chesters and began the excavations; opened in 1903, after the deaths of Nathaniel and his son John Bertram, for Mrs Nathaniel George Clayton by R Norman Shaw. Coarse local sandstone, rock-faced and snecked, with ashlar dressings.

Haughton Castle
Humshaugh, England, UK

Castle. C13, remodelled and heightened C14. Alterations c.1780, c.1816 and 1845 by John Dobson.

Chesters
Humshaugh, England, UK

Country house, 1771 by John Carr for John Clayton, remodelled with major extensions 1891 by Norman Shaw. Ashlar; Lakeland slate roofs. Square 1771 block with 5 1891 wings, 3 set diagonally at angles and 2 to rear; extensions in earlier C18 style.South front in 3 parts: centre is 1771 house, 3 storeys, 4 bays, symmetrical.

Linden House
Humshaugh, England

House. Pair of C16/C17 bastles, remodelled in C18, further altered and rear wing built in later C19. Rubble, large in parts, with cut dressings; Welsh slate roof.

Rose Cottage and Attached Outbuilding
Humshaugh, England

8 boundary markers, 1868 and later. The markers are located within the jurisdiction of two neighbouring London authorities: the City and Tower Hamlets; the 8 designated markers that fall within the City of London are described here (ref. 508104 for Tower Hamlets).The 22 surviving boundary markers are arranged in an irregular arc from Tower Stairs in the west to Tower Bridge in the east.

Humshaugh House
Humshaugh, England, UK

House. Early C18 incorporating medieval or C16 fabric, enlarged to rear in later C18. Brick front and rear, west end rubble, east end rendered; ashlar rusticated quoins, dressings and cornice.

Westfield and Efield
Humshaugh, England, UK

Pair of houses. Mid C19 incorporating earlier fabric. Rubble with tooled ashlar front and dressings; Lakeland slate roof.

Garden Walls With Rails, Gate and Attached Cottage, to W of Haughton Strother Farmhouse
Humshaugh, England, UK

Late C18 garden walls with C19 cottage, railings and gate. North and west walls brick in English garden wall bond with cut stone dressings; south wall rubble, rails and gate cast iron. Cottage squared stone with tooled-and-margined dressings; Welsh slate roof.Tall wall with flat coping on north of garden, joins Haughton Strother farmhouse (q.v.) on right; similar wall on east has boarded door in alternating-block surround with raised jambs and wedge lintel.