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COQUET HOUSE

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.

Name: COQUET HOUSE

List entry Number: 1041738

Location

COQUET HOUSE, THE BUTTS

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

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Warkworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 01-Sep-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 237148

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NU 2405 WARKWORTH THE BUTTS (West side) 22/257 Coquet House

II

House and attached outbuildings. Early C18 remodelled c.1822. Squared stone; Welsh slate roof with one stack rebuilt in orange brick. Irregular parallelogram in plan. 2 storeys, 3 windows. Left-of-centre renewed panelled door with 5-pane overlight. Left two renewed 12-pane sashes; right blocked doorway and two similar windows, one inserted in a second blocked door. All ground-floor windows have keyed supra-lintels. Large upper windows with timber lintels, holding paired 8-pane sashes. Coped gables; end stacks, left rebuilt on old base.

Left return shows 4-pane attic casement and 1-bay early C19 wing raised on C18 outshut. Right return shows boarded attic window and attached outbuildings to right. Rear elevation: 12-pane sash stair window, in outshut, and 2 similar windows in gable end of C19 wing on right. Attached outbuilding range on left has inner return with boarded door, boarded double doors under timber lintel, 9-pane casement and boarded door with 4-pane overlight.

Interior: 6-panel doors and panelled shutters throughout. Open-well stone stair, brought from Brandenburgh House London c.1822, has wrought-iron anthemion-pattern balustrade, wreathed and moulded handrail and curtail step. Early C19 cast-iron fireplaces.

Historical note: Said to have been built for the Duke's fisherman. Early C19 remodelling perhaps by Mr. John Forster who bought fittings from Brandenburgh House to Warkworth House (now Warkworth House Hotel, q.v.).



Listing NGR: NU2491405949

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National Grid Reference: NU 24914 05949

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