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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.


List entry Number: 1041280



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


District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Harbottle


Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Sep-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 236158

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HARBOTTLE HARBOTTLE VILLAGE NT 9304 (East end) 26/71 Harbottle Castle (New) Units 1, 2 and 3


House now divided into 3 units. Probably older core, but externally entirely 1829 by John Dobson for the Fenwicke-Clennels.

Ashlar with Scottish and Welsh slate roof. Classical style. 2 storeys. 5 x 5- bay front block with lower 3-bay service wing on west side, which has attached service ranges round courtyard to rear.

East front (former entrance front): Mid C19 stone porch, with 2-leaf half- glazed door and tall margined fanlight, flanked by narrow round-headed windows. Gabled roof with ball finials over gable and kneelers. Original doorway inside porch is roundheaded with keystone and framed in attached Tuscan columns with frieze and cornice.

2-pane sashes on ground floor, 12-pane sashes above. Broad first-floor band. Moulded cornice.

Hipped roof with square, corniced ridge stacks.

On left return a late C19 canted bay window and a doorway with Tuscan entablature otherwise 12-pane sashes. Right return, i.e. rear of house, is more irregular with 12-pane sashes and roundheaded staircase window with intersecting glazing bars.

Interior has 6-panel doors with panelled reveals, panelled shutters and one good wood fireplace with eared architrave surround and foliage panels in the frieze.

Biographical Dictionary of British Architects: Colvin.

Listing NGR: NT9371004634

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Colvin, H M, A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, (1978)

National Grid Reference: NT 93710 04634


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