Grovewood House

Date:
11 Aug 2000
Location:
Grovewood House, Eglingham, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 2NB
Reference:
IOE01/00062/13
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

EGLINGHAM SOUTH CHARLTON NU 12 SE 3/183 Grovewood House GV II

Vicarage, now old people's residential home. 1862, by James Deason of London for 4th Duke of Northumberland. Snecked stone with tooled ashlar dressings; grey Lakeland slate roof. Tudor style.

East elevation 2 storeys, in 2 sections. Chamfered plinth. Projecting left bay has gable with smaller gablet on right and pent-roofed projection on far right; right-of-centre studded door with foliate hinges, 2-light transomed window and dated panel with Percy arms under cornice at 1st floor level.

3-bay right part has tall transomed 2-light stair window on left, 2-light windows and tall stepped lateral stack with chamfered angles and cap to shaft; similar stack on ridge. 2-bay left return and 3-bay rear elevation show 2- and 3-light windows; those to ground floor transomed; some 1st floor windows in gabled half dormers. Corbelled-out stack on gabled right bay of rear elevation; lower part of left bays behind late C20 extension. All openings in recessed and chamfered surrounds;, ground-floor windows mostly casements, others plain sashes; coped gables on moulded kneelers.

Twin-gabled right return shows studded door flanked by 12-pane sashes.

Interior: 4-panel doors, folding panelled shutters, dogleg closed-string stair with stop-chamfered balusters, and newels with moulded finials and pendants.

Late C20 extensions to west are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU1650220208

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Clarke_Peter Oakley IOE Records for Clarke, Peter Oakley; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Peter Oakley Clarke. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Clarke, Peter Oakley

Rights Holder: Clarke, Peter Oakley

Keywords

Ashlar, Lake District Slate, Rubble, Stone, Victorian Vicarage, Domestic, Clergy House, Clerical Dwelling, House, Dwelling, Nursing Home, Health And Welfare, Residential Building