HETTON HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1042415
Date first listed:
21-Sep-1951
Statutory Address:
HETTON HOUSE, B6349

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
HETTON HOUSE, B6349

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Chatton
National Grid Reference:
NU 04193 29573

Details

NU 02 NW CHATTON B6349

4/8 Hetton House 21/9/51 11*

House. Mid C18 with older core. C19 range to right. Ashlar with Welsh slate roof. Central staircase plan. 2 rooms deep. 2 storeys with attic. 5 bay facade. All 12-pane sashes in architraves. Door with eared architrave, pulvinated frieze and cornice. Rusticated quoins. Stone-coped gabled roof with kneelers. 3 hipped dormers, tripartite left and right, single light in centre. Gable-end stacks, stone bases then brick with modillions. Older masonry to rear. Arched staircase window with flat imposts, keystone and thick glazing bars.

Inside several mid C18 panelled rooms with modillion cornices especially the hall, sitting room with an ornamented niche and the green room where the fireplace is flanked by room-height Ionic columns and elaborate niches; plain fireplace with bolection moulding. Handsome mid-C18 staircase with 2 alternately twisted and fluted balusters to a tread and moulded handrail.

Northumberland County History Vol X1V

Listing NGR: NU0419329573

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
237476
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
The Victoria History of the County of Northumberland, (1940)

Legal

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

End of official listing

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