Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1154574

Date first listed: 27-Aug-1952

Statutory Address: KIRKHEATON MANOR


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Statutory Address: KIRKHEATON MANOR

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

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Capheaton

National Grid Reference: NZ 01832 77370


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9/111 Kirkheaton Manor 27.8.52


House. C16 Bastlehouse refronted early C17; extension toright added c.1740. Restored 1930. Random rubble with Lakeland slate roof; C18 section ashlar with lead roof.

2 storeys, 5 bays. 3-bay C17 section to left has central Tudor-arched doorway, moulded surround with hoodmould; 3-light mullioned windows, made slightly larger in 1930, with hoodmoulds; C17 lead downpipes and rainwater heads, said to have come from Hawnby Castle, North Yorkshire.

Higher 2-bay C18 section to right has large 24-pane sashes on ground floor, 1st floor string and 18-pane sashes above with triple keystones. Moulded cornice and solid parapet with angle pilasters and pilasters above windows.

Older part has gabled roof with flat coping and kneelers. C19 end and ridge stacks.

Interior: Walls of older part are 3½ - 4½ ft. thick. The front wall is slightly thinner than the others. Dining room has a large C17 stone fireplace with Tudor-arched head. Former kitchen has large segmental-arched fireplace. On the 1st floor three stone fireplaces with Tudor arches, one with the lintel supported on large rounded corbels. C18 section has, on ground floor, a late C19 Gothic fireplace with a frieze of tiles showing the 4 seasons; also a restrained C19 plaster ceiling with Geometric shapes. The lst-floor former drawing room, now a bedroom, has C18 fielded panelling with wood cornice. In the rear wall a C16 doorway with Tudor-arched head and broach-stopped chamfered surround.

Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries Vol. V (4th Series) 1931-2.

Listing NGR: NZ0183277370


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Legacy System number: 238596

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Books and journals
'Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle Upon Tyne' in Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle Upon Tyne, (1932)

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