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GOSFORTH HOUSE, NOW BRANDLING HOUSE, PART OF HIGH GOSFORTH PARK CLUB

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.

Name: GOSFORTH HOUSE, NOW BRANDLING HOUSE, PART OF HIGH GOSFORTH PARK CLUB

List entry Number: 1121859

Location

GOSFORTH HOUSE, NOW BRANDLING HOUSE, PART OF HIGH GOSFORTH PARK CLUB, B 1318

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

County:

District: Newcastle upon Tyne

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: North Gosforth

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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 304973

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

NZ 27 SW NORTH GOSFORTH B1318 (east side) Gosforth Park 4/53 27 August 1952 Gosforth House, now Brandling House, part of High Gosforth Park Club. G.V. II* Country house, now part of club and grandstand. 1755-64 by James Paine for Charles and Elizabeth Brandling. 1881 conversion to racecourse club and grandstand for High Gosforth Park Co. Ltd. 1921 restoration. Sandstone ashlar with plinth; felt-covered graduated slate roof. 3 storeys, 7 bays and one-storey links to wings. Palladian style with rusticated ground storey. Central 3 bays, projecting slightly under open pediment, contain 3 glazed C20 doors with overlights; doors also in flanking bays. Set- back outer bays contain sashes. Central and end first floor windows with chambranle architraves, blind balustrades and segmental pediments, the central one bracketed. Plain reveals to intermediate and to all second floor windows; all sashes with glazing bars. Dentilled eaves cornice and pediment; central floating cornice. One-storey extruded links, with rainwater heads dated 1867, have plinths, sash windows, mostly blocked, eaves band and blocking course; C20 century doors inserted in left link. 5-bay south front: on ground floor, arched niches alternate with blocked openings; on piano nobile, 5 windows with aedicule treatment under pediments, the outer segmental and the central round. Source: Paine Plans and Elevations 1767 Vol. I p. 15: E. Mackenzie, View of Northumberland 2nd. ed. Newcastle 1825, p.471.

Listing NGR: NZ2485171251

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Mackenzie, E , View of the County of Northumberland, (1825), 471
Paine, J , Plans Elevations and Sections of Noblemen and Gentlemen's Houses (1761), (1767), 15

National Grid Reference: NZ 24851 71251

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