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Statutory Address:

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

Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Broomhaugh and Riding
National Grid Reference:
NZ 01830 61460


BROOMHAUGH AND RIDING A 695 Riding Mill NZ 0161 (North side) 22/51 Wellington Inn


Inn, formerly house, dated 1660 with initials T.B. on lintel. Altered late C18 and extended to east c.1812. Stone, mostly rendered, with raised quoins and dressings; slate roof. 3 storeys, 4 bays. Earlier 3-bay part to left has right-of-centre panelled double doors in hollow-chamfered surround; dated lintel with arms of Errington impaling Carnaby, hollow-chamfered hoodmoulds. Flanking C20 casements in old openings with similar hoodmoulds. Upper floors have 12-pane sashes with raised lintels and sills. Right (east) bay has margined sash with blocked door to left; similar window above and paired 8-pane sashes to 2nd floor, all windows in raised and tooled surrounds. Coped gables, stepped and corniced left end and ridge stacks. 4-step mounting block to left of door. C20 single-storey extension to far right, not of interest. 2-storey outshut to rear, altered fenestration. Interior much altered. 2 C17 fireplaces on 1st floor; flat-pointed arches in square frames, wave-moulded surrounds. Built as The Riding House by Thomas Errington, postmaster of Newcastle under the Commonwealth (initials on door lintel recut by Thomas Browell, a later tenant). In 1673 the scene of alleged witches' gatherings.

Listing NGR: NZ0183061460


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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: 17 Sep 2004
Reference: IOE01/12988/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Bob Cottrell. Source Historic England Archive
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