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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: 1153945



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


District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Ford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Sep-1951

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Mar-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 238044

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FORD ETAL NT 9239 Etal Manor (formerly 16/77 listed as Etal House or (Etal Manor) 21.9.51 GV II*

Country house. 1748 and 1767 for William Carr, extended to rear 1888 for James Laing. Ashlar with Scottish slate roof. Original house L-plan with range of 1767 filling in the angle.

Original house 2 storeys, 7 x 7 bays.

Entrance front: chamfered plinth and rusticated quoins. Central pedimented Venetian doorway with half-glazed door. The fanlight and side lights have thick glazing bars. 12-pane sashes in architraves, ground floor windows with lightly-moulded sill band. The 3 ground-floor left windows have thick glazing bars. Modillion cornice. Hipped roof with 4 banded ridge stacks on returns.

Left return has similar detail. Pediment and pulvinated frieze over central ground-floor windows.

Right return of 1767 has 7 windows with raised surrounds. C19 additions to rear in a style very similar to original work.

Interior: spacious entrance hall with elliptical arch and pedimented door surrounds with pulvinated friezes. Broad open-well stair with ramped and moulded handrail, turned balusters with square knops. Panelled dado with pilasters between the panels. Round-headed stair window with thick glazing bars. Drawing room original panelled dado with moulded rail; panelling above is an addition; modillion cornice. Elsewhere 6-panel doors and shutters.

Listing NGR: NT9297239452

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National Grid Reference: NT 92972 39452


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