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THE OLD MANSE

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: THE OLD MANSE

List entry Number: 1041789

Location

THE OLD MANSE, FRONT STREET

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

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Embleton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Dec-1969

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 236969

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

NU 2322 EMBLETON FRONT STREET (South side)

14/79 The Old Manse 31.12.69

GV II

Presbyterian Manse, c.1833 but perhaps incorporating older fabric. Whinstone rubble with roughly-shaped whin quoins, rendered on right return; cut sandstone lintels and sills, eaves cornice, gable copings and chimneys. Welsh slate roof. T-plan. 2 storeys, 3 irregular bays. Left-of-centre renewed door in old opening with rough relieving arch over lintel; 6-pane sash windows to ground floor and 4-pane sashes above. Coped gables with stepped-and-banded end stacks. Left returns shows two 4-pane sashes in rear wing; these and another similar window in the rear gable end of the wing all have relieving arches above. Right return shows inscribed plaque: 'WILLIAM THOMAS STEAD 1849 - 1912 WORLD RENOWNED JOURNALIST AND APOSTLE OF PEACE WAS BORN HERE JULY 5TH 1849'.

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Listing NGR: NU2314022574

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National Grid Reference: NU 23140 22574

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