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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: 1041350



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District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Cramlington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 236017

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CRAMLINGTON A 1068 NZ 27 NW (East side, off) 3/53 Arcot Hall Golf Club, attached 31.10.83 walls and outbuilding GV II Country house, now club. Late C18 for George Shum-Storey; south block dated 1805 with initials R S (Robert Storey?) on rainwater head; service wings mid C19. Original house has whitewashed tooled ashlar front and brick rear; south block brick, rendered and whitewashed. Roofs Lakeland slate except for lead half-dome on bow. Original house and south block form L plan, with service wings to north.

Entrance (south) front is 1805 block; 3 storeys, 3 bays, symmetrical. Central Roman Doric porch with pilasters and triglyph frieze; renewed half-glazed door under keyed archivolt flanked by 4-pane fixed windows under keyed round arches. Tripartite sashes to lower floors except for one C20 window. 4-pane sashes to 2nd floor; sill bands. Hipped roof with corniced flanking stacks, that to left with tripartite shaft, that to right rendered.

East front in 3 parts: 3-storey, 3-bay centre has central 3-window bow. Plinth, sill bands and moulded eaves cornice stepped up over slightly taller bow. Contemporary 2-storey, 3-bay part to left, linked to centre by narrow recessed bay with renewed door, has bands carried through from centre, and moulded eaves cornice. Sash windows, mostly with glazing bars, some renewed,those in bow curved on plan. Set back on far left, screen wall, covering single-storey outbuilding, has shaped coped gable. Right part is west end of 1805 block, with dated rainwater head; arched 1st floor window with coloured margined glazing, reputedly lighting domestic chapel.

To rear, single-storey domestic wing with 2 parallel gabled roofs each with a tall banded ridge stack; contemporary yard with tall flat-coped wall on north.

Interior: Lounge retains coved anthemion cornice, dining room modillion cornice and ornamental ceiling rose.lst floor rooms with good cornices and fielded-panel doors, formerly centre-hinged. Lounge fireplace flanked by fluted shafts with leafy capitals, carrying lintel with medallions.

Historical note: George Shum adventured in India and was present at the siege of Arcot, a fortified town near Madras. He married the daughter of Robert Storey, taking the name Shum-Storey.

Altered outbuilding range to north of walled yard is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2464875156

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National Grid Reference: NZ 24648 75156


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