Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1041733

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1953



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District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Warkworth

National Grid Reference: NU 24801 06195


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21/248 Bridge End House (formerly listed 10.1.53 separately as 31.12.69 Bridge End House and No. 13)


House with attached outbuildings, mostly now part of dwellings. Early C18, heightened shortly after; altered internally and at rear in late C19. House front squared stone; rear elevation large squared rubble heightened in squared stone with late C19 snecked stone and ashlar bay. North range mostly squared stone: south outbuilding partly old brick. Welsh slate roof to house, 1- storey wing and link (except leaded top to C19 bay); adjoining 2-storey North wing black pantiles with blue slates to east eaves and stone slates to west eaves; yellow brick stack. Far end has C20 concrete tile roof and brick stacks; south outbuilding has pantile roof. Plan: rectangular main block with pent south outbuilding and irregular north range curving to west.

Main house 3 storeys, 5 bays, symmetrical. Rusticated quoins. Central old half-glazed door in lugged architrave flanked by slender pilasters carrying pediment on consoles. 12-pane sash windows to lower floors in bolection- moulded surrounds. Modillion cornice (original eaves cornice) above 1st-floor windows. 2nd floor windows are 6-pane sashes in similar surrounds. Modillion eaves cornice. Coped gables on moulded kneelers; stepped-and-corniced end stacks. Set back to left pent south outbuilding with plinth, band and renewed doors under timber lintel. Right 1-storey 2-bay front wing with early C20 half-glazed door under console-bracketed cornice hood; 12-pane sash to right and similar window to left inserted in older doorway with rusticated surround. Coped right end gable on moulded kneeler; early C20 flat-topped roof dormer holding small-paned casements. Parallel 2-storey wing behind has stepped right end stacks.

Left return shows 6-pane attic casement and outline of lower gable.

Right extension seen from riverside path: Set back at left the gable end of the 1-storey wing, with gable end of main block behind. Various sashes and blocked openings. Central 1-storey link to taller right end building with blocked segmental cart entrance now holding boarded door and barred window. Raised, reverse-stepped gable coping; end stack, the right rebuilt.

Rear elevation: main house 4 bays. Tall, late C19 transomed bay window at left. Stair window and other openings in bolection-moulded surrounds; mainly late C19 casements. In right outshut a 6-panel door and an oculus in carved border, probably reset. In north wing one sash with thick glazing bars and other sashes. Boarded doors in end part, one under heavy timber lintel.

Interior: Fielded-panel doors and shutters. Dog-leg closed-string stair with turned balusters and newels, moulded and ramped handrail, curtail step and carved tread ends. Rear left sitting room has fielded panelling with dado rail, 2-panel door, and fireplace with stone bolection-moulded surround and cornice. One bedroom has cornice with reeded and dentil ornament; two other bedrooms have stone bolection-moulded fireplaces, one with a cornice, pulvinated frieze and stone mantelpiece. Billiard room in north range has large basket-arched fireplace.

Listing NGR: NU2480006193


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Legacy System number: 237139

Legacy System: LBS

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