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

Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NU 05652 26102



16/41 Bank Top Nos 4-8 (consecutive)

GV 11

Estate houses. Dated 1838 in gables. By Edward Blore for the Earl of Tankerville. Roughly dressed stone with ashlar surrounds. Welsh slate roof. U-shaped plan. 2 storeys. 6 bays in all. Upper windows gabled dormers breaking eaves. They, and gables to projecting wings have overlapping coping stones and kneelers. Similar gables to porches projecting into courtyard from ends of wings. Windows chamfered and slightly recessed. Chamfered mullions in gable-end windows. Sash windows, most of them original. Single-storey addition to right, 3 bays with 2-bay outshut containing chamfered doorway and small window. Slender, square, tall chimney stack. Main block has big coupled, stone, corniced stacks; 3 on ridge and one projecting on each return. Small screen walls, with chamfered square piers and ridged coping, project from porches to form gateway to courtyard. Square gate piers with pyramidal caps.

Listing NGR: NU0565226102


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 10 Jul 2006
Reference: IOE01/15753/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Keith Ascough. Source Historic England Archive
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