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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: 1042246



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


District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ancroft

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Dec-1969

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 237893

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ANCROFT HAGGERSTON NU 04 SW 10/40 Rotunda at 22/12/69 Haggerston Castle


Rotunda (along with the Tower, q.v.) forms the remains of a house rebuilt 1893-7 by R. Norman Shaw for Thomas Leyland. The rest of the house was demolished in 1933. Ashlar, roof not visible. Baroque style. One tall storey. Pedimented doorway with Gibbs surround and pulvinated frieze. Large 9-pane fixed windows with projecting moulded sills and large triple keystones. Above each window an oculus in architrave. Between each bay bold pilasters with banded rustication.

Interior is also faced in ashlar and rusticated throughout. Attached giant Tuscan columns support segmental arches with coffered soffits. Shallow domed ceiling.

R. Norman Shaw : Andrew Saint : 1976.

Listing NGR: NU0418643670

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Saint, A, Richard Norman Shaw, (1976)

National Grid Reference: NU 04186 43670


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