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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:
NZ 08063 88619


NETHERWITTON LONGWITTON NZ 08 NE 9/130 Longwitton Hall GV II House, west wing probably early C18 altered late C18, south-east block c.1840, later C19 extensions. Squared stone with dressings; south-east block tooled- and-margined stone with ashlar dressings; slate roofs. L-plan with later extruded additions. West front(to courtyard) 2 storeys, 8 bays, irregular. 6-panel door in 5th bay, boarded door with chamfered surround in 1st bay. Varied fenestration, mostly sashes; 3rd bay ground-floor window is a tripartite sash in a raised and chamfered stone surround, set in an earlier opening with a flat- arched lintel. 7th and 8th bays slightly taller with blind windows. Hipped roof with 3 stepped ridge stacks. Right return (to garden)3 bays; left bay is the end of the west wing and has plinth, sill bands and full-height canted bay with 12-pane sashes in chamfered surrounds and top cornice. South-east block to right has plinth, 1st floor band, angle pilasters and eaves cornice on block corbels; sash windows, some renewed, in raised chamfered surrounds.

Interior: 2 C18 fireplaces, one Gothick, in west wing. 2 re-set mid C18 Rococo carved wood chimney pieces, said to have been brought from Wallington Hall. Decorative plaster ceilings of c.1900. Cellar under west wing has stair constructed of sills and lintels from C17 single-light windows.

The house stands on a medieval site; the present south-east block probably replaces medieval work.

Listing NGR: NZ0806388619


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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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