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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: 1042720



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


District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ponteland

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 27-Aug-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 238812

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|this List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 22/04/2016.

NZ 1672 27/321 27.8.52

PONTELAND 1, North Road The Old Rectory

(Formerly Listed as: The Old Rectory, MAIN STREET)

II *


Former Rectory, now private house. Early C18, heightened in the late C18. For Merton College who were the lay rectors of Ponteland. Brick in English Garden Wall Bond with stone plinth. Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys plus attics. 7 bays, the left 2 bays added almost immediately after the rest.

2-leaf, 6 panel door with overlight and semicircular hood, in 5th bay. 12-pane sashes in shallow reveals with flat arches. lst floor brick band. Gabled roof with flat coping, right end stack and 3 segment-headed dormer windows.

2-storey lean-to to rear has irregular openings with 12-pane sashes, Yorkshire sashes and 16-pane sashes.

Interior has late C18 stair with stick balusters. 2 early C18 panelled rooms (one in added 2-bay left section). Both have 2-panelled doors and wood cornices. One has fireplace with bolection-moulded surround and round-headed niche with shaped shelves.

Listing NGR: NZ1654272907

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National Grid Reference: NZ 16539 72906


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